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Nicaragua upstream summary



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Report summary

Nicaragua is a Central American country located between Honduras and Costa Rica. It has no oil or gas reserves and is completely reliant on imports to meet its hydrocarbon demand. Although the first exploration well was drilled in 1930, the country is underexplored. Just a few dozen wells have been drilled, mostly offshore in the Sandino basin (on the Pacific side of the country) and the Miskito basin (on the Caribbean side). In addition to the state oil company, Petr├│leos de ...

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    Country Overview

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    Executive summary

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    Key facts

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    Location maps

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    Key companies

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    Reserves and resources

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    Policy and regulation

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    Fiscal terms

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Tables and charts

This report includes 11 images and tables including:


  • Key facts: Table 1
  • Fiscal terms: Table 3
  • Infrastructure: Table 1
  • Fiscal terms: Table 1
  • Fiscal terms: Table 2


  • Country Map
  • Net Acreage 2018
  • Map of Basins
  • Geology: Image 2
  • Map of blocks and exploration wells drilled
  • Exploration Drilling

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