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Iran upstream fiscal summary

Iran upstream fiscal summary

Report summary

Foreign companies can currently only invest in oil and gas projects through the medium of buy back contracts.  The framework of such contracts has remained essentially constant from the first award (Sirri A and E to Total in 1995) to the present day.  The Shell contract (for the Soroosh-Nowruz field development) was adopted by NIOC as the new model contract and the more recent Azadegan South contract was based upon this model. The fundamental conditions of the contracts stipulate that the...

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Volatility in oil markets has led players in the upstream oil and gas industry to focus on reducing capital spend and operating costs. At the same time, governments need to review fiscal terms to maintain attractiveness and investment.

This country report gives an overview of the key fiscal issues for this country. If you’re interested in identifying and assessing upstream investment and expansion opportunities, this upstream fiscal summary report is your definitive commercial guide.

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  • Executive summary
  • Current licence, equity and fiscal terms
    • Basis
    • Licence terms
    • Government equity participation
    • Fiscal terms
      • Ring Fencing
      • Bonuses, rentals and fees
      • Indirect taxes
      • Cost recovery
      • Capital allowance
      • Profit share
      • Corporate income tax
      • Product Pricing
  • Fiscal stability
    • Recent history of fiscal changes
    • Stability provisions

In this report there are 5 tables or charts, including:

  • Executive summary
    • Revenue flowchart – Iran Buy Back
  • Current licence, equity and fiscal terms
    • Bonuses, rentals and fees
    • Indirect taxes
  • Fiscal stability
    • Timeline
    • Timeline details
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