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United Kingdom upstream summary

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Report summary

The UK is an ultra-mature region that has been producing hydrocarbons offshore since 1967. To date 44 billion boe of oil and gas has been produced, and we model a further 6 billion boe of reserves. The UK has established infrastructure, a stringent, but streamlined regulatory regime and low barriers to entry for new companies.There are 305 producing fields in the UK at the time of writing. Distributed by the following development types:Subsea - 135 fieldsFixed platform - 131 fieldsExtended ...

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    Country Overview

    PDF 1.89 MB

  • Document

    Country Overview

    XLS 1.52 MB

  • Document

    Country Overview

    ZIP 3.14 MB

  • Document

    Executive summary

    PDF 82.35 KB

  • Document

    Key facts

    PDF 66.28 KB

  • Document

    Location maps

    PDF 478.60 KB

  • Document

    Key companies

    PDF 113.22 KB

  • Document

    Geology

    PDF 592.49 KB

  • Document

    Exploration

    PDF 169.06 KB

  • Document

    Reserves and resources

    PDF 112.80 KB

  • Document

    Production

    PDF 203.00 KB

  • Document

    Infrastructure

    PDF 510.50 KB

  • Document

    Costs

    PDF 105.07 KB

  • Document

    Policy and regulation

    PDF 101.21 KB

  • Document

    Fiscal terms

    PDF 205.46 KB

Table of contents

  • Executive summary
  • Key facts
  • Location maps
  • Key companies
    • Introduction
    • Central North Sea
    • Northern North Sea
    • Southern Gas Basin
    • West of Britain
    • Atlantic Margin
    • Onshore
      • Recent Licensing Rounds
      • Past Licensing Rounds
      • Future licensing rounds
      • Drilling activity
      • Offshore
      • Recent Activity
      • Historical Drilling Activity
      • Success rates
    • Unconventionals
  • Reserves and resources
    • Oil
    • Gas
    • Introduction
    • Pipeline Systems
    • Oil infrastructure
    • Gas infrastructure
    • Key legislation
    • Regulatory body
      • Current licence types:
      • Historical licence types:
    • European Union Emissions Trading Scheme (EUETS)
    • Overview
    • Upstream
      • Pipelines
      • Gas Utilisation
      • Government equity participation
      • Ring fencing
      • Bonuses, rentals and fees
      • Indirect taxes
      • Royalty
      • Ring Fence Corporation Tax (RFCT) and Supplementary Charge (SC)
      • Petroleum Revenue Tax (PRT)
      • Fiscal treatment of decommissioning
      • Product Pricing
      • Royalty
      • Petroleum Revenue Tax (PRT)
      • Supplementary Petroleum Duty (SPD)
      • Advance Petroleum Revenue Tax (APRT)
      • Gas Levy
      • Writing Down Allowance (WDA) for RFCT
      • Obsolete Field Allowances (for Supplementary Charge)

Tables and charts

This report includes 53 images and tables including:

Images

  • Country Map
  • Remaining Commercial and Technical Reserves at 01/01/2018
  • Liquids and Gas Production 2016
  • Capital Expenditure 2016
  • Net Acreage 2018
  • UK Offshore - Structural / Topographic Map
  • Liquids Production by Region
  • Liquids Production by Development Status
  • Gas Production by Region
  • Gas Production by Development Status
  • Pipeline Systems in the UKCS
  • Major Oil Taxation Changes 1973 to 2015
  • Top Marginal Rate of Tax for New Fields and Forties with Oil Price (£ money of the day)
  • UK Exploration and Appraisal Drilling Activity 1965 - December 2016 (includes sidetracks and onshore wells)
  • Geological and Commercial Success Rates

Tables

  • Key facts: Table 1
  • Reserves and resources: Table 1
  • Reserves and resources: Table 2
  • Reserves and resources: Table 3
  • Production: Table 1
  • Production: Table 2
  • Production: Table 3
  • Production: Table 4
  • Production: Table 5
  • Production: Table 6
  • Production: Table 7
  • Production: Table 8
  • Infrastructure: Table 1
  • Infrastructure: Table 2
  • Concessions
  • Exploration: Table 1
  • Exploration: Table 2
  • Exploration: Table 3
  • Exploration: Table 4
  • Exploration: Table 5
  • Exploration: Table 6
  • Costs: Table 1
  • Costs: Table 2
  • Costs: Table 3
  • Costs: Table 4
  • Costs: Table 5
  • Costs: Table 6
  • Costs: Table 7
  • Costs: Table 8
  • Fiscal terms: Table 2
  • Fiscal terms: Table 3
  • Fiscal terms: Table 4
  • Fiscal terms: Table 5
  • Fiscal terms: Table 6
  • Sample Cash Flow
  • Fiscal terms: Table 8
  • Fiscal terms: Table 9
  • Fiscal terms: Table 10

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