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United Arab Emirates upstream fiscal summary

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Report summary

Negotiations for exploration and production acreage are conducted directly with the Governments of the individual Emirates or with the Petroleum Councils where they exist. Detailed fiscal terms are negotiable on a case by case basis. Although rare a direct state participation option is limited to Abu Dhabi and Sharjah where the State can exercise a participation option of up to 60%; to date this option has only been exercised on three occasions. The concession based fiscal regimes are...

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    United Arab Emirates upstream fiscal summary

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Table of contents

  • Executive summary
  • Current licence, equity and fiscal terms
  • Fiscal stability
  • Economic analysis

Tables and charts

This report includes 18 images and tables including:

Images

  • Revenue flowchart – UAE Concession
  • Timeline
  • Split of the barrel - oil
  • Split of the barrel - gas
  • 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

Tables

  • Timeline details
  • Effective royalty rate and minimum state share - Oil
  • Effective royalty rate and minimum state share - Gas
  • Maximum government share – Oil
  • Maximum government share – Gas
  • Bonuses, rentals and fees
  • Indirect taxes
  • Assumed terms by location - oil

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