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Falkland Islands (Malvinas) upstream summary

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The Falkland Islands (known as Islas Malvinas in Spanish) is a self governing British Overseas Territory located in the South Atlantic Ocean. There is no hydrocarbon production but several oil and gas discoveries have been made since 2010. The Sea Lion discovery was the first major find and will likely be the country's first commercial oil development. A development plan for Sea Lion was submitted in 2014 and first oil is expected in 2020. Exploratory efforts have been led primarily ...

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    Country Overview

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    Country Overview

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    Country Overview

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    Executive summary

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    Key facts

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    Location maps

    PDF 202.96 KB

  • Document

    Key companies

    PDF 89.08 KB

  • Document

    Geology

    PDF 147.36 KB

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    Exploration

    PDF 179.58 KB

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    Reserves and resources

    PDF 54.95 KB

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    Production

    PDF 53.21 KB

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    Infrastructure

    PDF 53.12 KB

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    Policy and regulation

    PDF 93.36 KB

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    Fiscal terms

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Table of contents

  • Executive summary
  • Key facts
  • Location maps
  • Key companies
    • Introduction
    • Regional geology
    • Southern basins
    • North Falkland basin
    • Structure
    • Stratigraphy
    • Falkland Plateau basin
    • South Falkland basin
    • Malvinas basin
      • North Falkland basin
      • Southern basins
      • Special Co-operation Area (SCA) abandoned in 2007
      • Drilling activity
      • Early exploration
      • 1998 drilling campaign
      • Southern basins
      • Argentine Malvinas basin
      • Recent exploration
  • Reserves and resources
    • Oil and gas
    • Introduction
    • Key legislation
    • Regulatory body
    • State participation
    • International boundaries
      • Special Co-operation Area (SCA)
      • Dispute over ownership
    • Licensing
    • Overview
      • Exploration licences
      • Production licences
      • Notable legislative amendments
      • Pipelines
      • Gas utilisation
    • Current fiscal terms
      • State equity participation
      • Bonuses, rentals and fees
      • Indirect taxes
      • Royalty and other production taxes
      • Domestic market obligation (DMO)
      • Contractor revenue entitlement
      • Product pricing
      • Corporate (or petroleum) income tax
      • Additional profits taxes
      • Fiscal/contractual ring-fences
      • Dividend withholding tax
    • Sample cash flow

Tables and charts

This report includes 9 images and tables including:

Images

  • Location maps: Image 1
  • Remaining Commercial and Technical Reserves at 01/01/2017
  • Falkland/Malvinas Islands Basins
  • Blocks Awarded by Region
  • Map

Tables

  • Key facts: Table 1
  • Fiscal terms: Table 2
  • GEM models
  • Fiscal terms: Table 1

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