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South Sudan upstream fiscal summary



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Report summary

Currently, the fiscal terms on offer in South Sudan are the same as those in Sudan as they have not been changed since the country gained sovereignty.  Simple Production Sharing Contract (PSC)-based fiscal regime, where the NOC pays all royalties and also income taxes on the contractors behalf.  Cost recovery varies but is usually fairly low at between 35-50%, whilst profit oil splits vary on a sliding scale with production rates.  A range of bonuses, rentals and fees are payable. On 9...

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This report includes 23 images and tables including:


  • Timeline details
  • Effective royalty rate - Oil
  • Effective royalty rate - Gas
  • Maximum government share - Oil
  • Maximum government share - Gas
  • Bonuses, rentals and fees
  • Indirect taxes
  • Profit sharing - Oil
  • Profit Sharing - Gas
  • Assumed terms by location
  • Assumed terms by location - Gas


  • Executive summary: Image 1
  • Timeline
  • Economic analysis: Image 1
  • Economic analysis: Image 2
  • 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
  • Effective contractor profit share - oil
  • Effective contractor profit share - gas

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