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02 August 2018

Pakistan upstream summary

Report summary

Pakistan's upstream sector is characterised by production from mature basins where the cost of exploration and development tends to be low. Pakistan is largely a gas focused country. Qadirpur and Mari are the largest producing gas fields in the country, but production is declining. The country is already facing a gas deficit which will widen over the next five years. The government has announced two major petroleum policies since 2011, with attractive fiscal terms designed to increase ...

Table of contents

  • Executive summary
  • Key facts
  • Location maps
  • Key companies
    • Introduction
    • Indus basin
    • Balochistan
    • Offshore indus basin
    • Offshore makran basin
    • Licensing
    • Historic licensing
      • Licensing Rounds (1989 - 2006)
      • 2009 Licensing Round
      • 2012 Licensing Round
      • Open Acreage
      • Licensing trends
    • Drilling
      • Drilling activity
    • Early Years
    • 1950 - 1970
    • 1980 - 2000
    • 2000 - 2010
    • Recent and future drilling
      • Success rates
  • Reserves and resources
    • Oil/Liquids
      • Liquids Production
    • Gas
      • Gas Production
    • Oil infrastructure
      • Crude Pipelines
      • Terminals
    • Refineries
      • Proposed and under-construction refineries
      • Indus Refinery
      • Khalifa Point Refinery
      • Port Qasim Refinery
    • Product Pipelines
      • PARCO
      • Attock Oil
    • Gas infrastructure
      • SNGPL
      • SSGCL
      • Others
      • Privatisation Plans
    • Gas Import
      • Import pipelines
      • LNG projects
    • Introduction
    • Capital costs
      • Capital expenditure by location
    • Operating costs
      • Operating expenditure by location
    • Key legislation
    • Legislation
      • Petroleum Exploration and Production Rules 1986
      • Mines and Oilfields and Mineral Development Control Act, 1948
      • Regulations of Mines and Oilfields and Mineral Development (Government Control) Act, 1948 (Amended 1976)
    • Petroleum Policies
      • 1994 Petroleum Policy
      • 1997 Petroleum Policy
      • 1999 Pricing Policy
      • 2001 Petroleum Policy
      • 2007 Petroleum Policy
      • 2009 Petroleum Policy
      • 2011 and 2012 Petroleum Policies
    • Regulatory body
      • The Oil and Gas Regulatory Authority (OGRA)
    • State oil company
    • Privatisation programme
      • OGDC
      • Pakistan Petroleum Limited (PPL)
      • SNGPL and SSGCL
    • Licensing
    • Type of Contract
      • Reconnaissance Permit
      • Petroleum Exploration Licence
      • Development and Production Lease
    • License Term / Work Obligation
      • Training and Employment
      • Domestic Requirement
      • Export of Oil
    • Overview
      • Upstream
    • Current fiscal terms
    • Concessions
      • State equity participation
      • Participation Rate
      • Carry and Reimbursement
      • Bonuses, rentals and fees
      • Royalty and other production taxes
      • Indirect Taxes
      • Value Added Tax (VAT)
      • Import Duties
      • Withholding tax on sub-contractors
      • Export duty
      • Environmental / CO2 taxes
      • Other Production Taxes
      • Domestic Market Obligation (DMO)
      • Contractor Revenue Entitlement
    • Product Pricing
      • Liquids Pricing
      • Natural Gas Pricing
      • Pre-1994 Pricing
      • 1994 Pricing Policy
      • 1999 Gas Pricing Mechanism
      • 1999 Modified Gas Pricing Mechanism
      • 2001 Gas Pricing Mechanism
      • 2007 Pricing Policy
      • Gas Price Gradient
      • Zone Premiums
      • 2009 Pricing Policy
      • 2012 Pricing Policy
    • Corporate (or Petroleum) Income Tax
      • Tax Rate
      • Sample Cash Flow
    • Tight Gas Policy
      • Royalty
      • Windfall Levy
      • Other fiscal levies
      • Gas pricing
      • Income Tax
      • Tax Loss Carry foward
    • Production Sharing Agreements (PSAs)
      • Bonuses, rentals and fees
      • Other bonuses and fees
      • Indirect Taxes
      • Value Added Tax (VAT)
      • Import duties
      • Withholding tax on sub-contractors
      • Royalty and other production taxes
      • PSC cost recovery
      • PSC Profit Sharing
      • Corporate (or Petroleum) Income Tax
      • Sample Cash Flow
      • Marginal Government Take Calculation
    • Historical background
      • 1990s
      • 2000s

Tables and charts

This report includes 59 images and tables including:

  • Liquids Production
  • Gas Production
  • Key facts: Table 1
  • Country Map
  • Remaining Commercial and Technical Reserves at 01/01/2018
  • Liquids and Gas Production 2018
  • Reserves and resources: Table 1
  • Remaining and Produced Liquids and Gas Reserves
  • Map of Basins
  • Upper Indus Stratigraphic Chart
  • Middle and Lower Indus Stratigraphic Chart
  • Balochistan Stratigraphic Chart
  • Exploration Drilling by Basin
  • Policy and regulation: Image 1
  • Blocks Awarded and Relinquished (2009-2018)
  • Licensing Activity 2005 - 2010
  • Exploration: Table 1
  • Drilling Activity and Commercial Success Rates
  • Liquids Production
  • Production: Table 1
  • Production: Table 2
  • Gas Production
  • Production: Table 3
  • Production: Table 4
  • Infrastructure: Table 1
  • Oil Infrastructure Map
  • Gas Infrastructure Map
  • Costs: Table 1
  • Costs: Table 2
  • Costs: Table 3
  • Costs: Table 4
  • Pakistan Exploration Zones (2001 Onshore and Offshore Petroleum Policies) Map
  • 2001 Petroleum Policy Offshore Exploration Zones Detail Map
  • Fiscal terms: Table 1
  • Fiscal terms: Table 2
  • Fiscal terms: Table 3
  • Fiscal terms: Table 4
  • Fiscal terms: Table 5
  • Fiscal terms: Table 6
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  • Fiscal terms: Table 24
  • GEM models
  • Fiscal terms: Table 26

What's included

This report contains:

  • Document

    Country Overview

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  • Document

    Country Overview

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    Country Overview

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  • Document

    Executive summary

    PDF 701.86 KB

  • Document

    Key facts

    PDF 684.84 KB

  • Document

    Location maps

    PDF 1.03 MB

  • Document

    Key companies

    PDF 709.05 KB

  • Document

    Geology

    PDF 1.12 MB

  • Document

    Exploration

    PDF 1.05 MB

  • Document

    Reserves and resources

    PDF 723.65 KB

  • Document

    Production

    PDF 735.50 KB

  • Document

    Infrastructure

    PDF 1.33 MB

  • Document

    Costs

    PDF 711.27 KB

  • Document

    Policy and regulation

    PDF 1.65 MB

  • Document

    Fiscal terms

    PDF 792.87 KB