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New Brunswick upstream fiscal summary

New Brunswick upstream fiscal summary

Report summary

Relatively simple concession-based fiscal regime.  Blocks are generally issued as licences to search initially, and no signature bonuses are payable at this stage (bids for licences to search are assessed on the basis of the total work commitment placed).  A licence to search can be converted to a five year lease at any time, and can be further extended for areas capable of producing hydrocarbons in paying quantities.  New Brunswick is currently in the process of changing its royalty regime...

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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
    • Split of the Barrel
  • Current licence, equity and fiscal terms
  • Fiscal stability
  • Economic analysis

In this report there are 7 tables or charts, including:

  • Executive summary
    • Chart 1 - 50 mmbbl Onshore Oil Field (Split of Barrel)
    • Chart 2 - 50 mmbbl Onshore Oil Field (% of Profit)
    • Chart 3 - 250 bcf Onshore Gas Field (Split of Mcf)
    • Chart 4 - 250 bcf Onshore Gas Field (% of Profit)
  • Current licence, equity and fiscal terms
  • Fiscal stability
  • Economic analysis
    • Figure 1 - Flowchart of Canada (New Brunswick) Concession
    • Economic analysis: Image 2
    • Chart 6 - Government Share Cash Flow - 250 bcf Onshore Gas Field
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