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Greenland upstream summary

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15 June 2016

Greenland upstream summary

Report summary

The Greenland continental shelf remains an underexplored frontier area. While the area contains high subsurface potential and is governed by a reasonably attractive fiscal regime, exploration comes with significant technical and commercial challenges.The presence of the Greenland ice cap means seismic activity is only possible in areas with summer temperatures warm enough to melt the ice; this is particularly an issue to the east of the country. Onshore glaciers also calve large icebergs ...

Table of contents

  • Executive summary
  • Key facts
  • Location maps
    • Geology Introduction
    • Licensing
    • Exploration Activity
      • Future exploration plans
  • Reserves and resources
    • Oil/liquids
    • Introduction
    • Key legislation
    • Regulatory body
    • State oil company
    • State participation
    • Licensing
    • Overview
    • Current fiscal terms
      • Concessions
      • Bonuses, rentals and fees
      • Indirect taxes
      • Royalty and other production taxes
      • Product Pricing
      • Corporate (or Petroleum) Income Tax
      • Sample Cash Flow

Tables and charts

This report includes 7 images and tables including:

  • Key facts: Table 1
  • Country Map
  • Map of Basins
  • Exploration: Table 1
  • Exploration Acreage Map
  • Fiscal terms: Table 1
  • Fiscal terms: Table 2

What's included

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  • Document

    Country Overview

    PDF 950.88 KB

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    Country Overview

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    Country Overview

    ZIP 1.07 MB

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    Executive summary

    PDF 56.25 KB

  • Document

    Key facts

    PDF 67.26 KB

  • Document

    Location maps

    PDF 213.29 KB

  • Document


    PDF 368.96 KB

  • Document


    PDF 448.33 KB

  • Document

    Reserves and resources

    PDF 59.41 KB

  • Document


    PDF 54.20 KB

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    PDF 55.74 KB

  • Document

    Policy and regulation

    PDF 89.42 KB

  • Document

    Fiscal terms

    PDF 128.74 KB

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