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Netherlands upstream fiscal summary



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Concession fiscal regime where the applicable taxes and the level of State participation vary with the location and vintage of the licence. The state participates through Energie Beheer Nederland (EBN) normally with a 40% share (EBN participation is 50% for licences issued under 1976 Royal Decree) and including the exploration phase through a so called cost company' structure similar to a joint venture. Royalty has been abolished for offshore licences and for onshore licences varies...

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Table of contents

  • Executive summary
  • Current licence, equity and fiscal terms
  • Fiscal stability
  • Economic analysis

Tables and charts

This report includes 17 images and tables including:


  • Revenue flowchart: Netherlands Concession
  • Timeline
  • Split of the barrel - oil
  • Split of the barrel - gas
  • Share of profit - oil
  • Share of profit - gas
  • State share versus Pre-Share IRR - oil
  • State share versus Pre-Share IRR - gas
  • Investor IRR versus Pre-Share IRR - oil
  • Investor IRR versus Pre-Share IRR - gas


  • Timeline detail
  • Effective royalty rate - onshore and shelf, oil and gas
  • Maximum government share - onshore and shelf, oil and gas
  • Bonuses, rentals and fees
  • Area rentals
  • Indirect taxes
  • Netherlands Concession

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