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Tanzania upstream fiscal summary



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Production Sharing Contract (PSC)-based fiscal regime.  The Tanzania Petroleum Development Corporation (TPDC) has the right to take a participating interest in any development area (at any time), subject to proportional contribution to contract expenses excluding exploration costs; TPDC interest is to be a minimum of 25% under the 2008 Model PSA. Royalty rates and the cost recovery ceiling are fixed in the 2008 Model PSA.  Profit oil and gas splits vary on a sliding scale with...

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  • Indirect taxes
  • Timeline details
  • Effective royalty rate - onshore/shelf, Oil
  • Effective royalty rate - deepwater, Oil
  • Effective royalty rate - onshore/shelf, Gas
  • Effective royalty rate - deepwater, Gas
  • Maximum government share - onshore/shelf, Oil
  • Maximum government share - deepwater, Oil
  • Maximum government share - onshore/shelf, Gas
  • Maximum government share - deepwater, Gas
  • Bonuses, rentals and fees
  • Current licence, equity and fiscal terms: Table 2
  • Royalty rates
  • Profit sharing
  • Assumed terms by location - Oil
  • Assumed terms by location - Gas
  • Current licence, equity and fiscal terms: Table 6


  • Revenue flowchart: Tanzania PSC
  • Timeline
  • Economic analysis: Image 1
  • Economic analysis: Image 2
  • Economic analysis: Image 3
  • 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
  • Additional profits tax

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