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United States (Alaska) upstream fiscal summary

United States (Alaska) upstream fiscal summary

Report summary

The fiscal regimes in place in Alaska for both state and federal areas are concession based.  Operations onshore, and within a three mile offshore state boundary, are governed by the Alaskan State, which levies royalty, Petroleum Profits Tax (PPT), State income tax, property (Ad Valorem) tax, and a Hazardous Release Fund payment.  In 2006, the PPT completely replaced severance tax as Alaska's main method of taxing oil and gas production. In 2007, the PPT legislation was amended through the...

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  • United States (Alaska) upstream fiscal summary PDF - 389.93 KB 13 Pages, 9 Tables, 10 Figures
  • Onshore US(Concession (Alaska)).xls XLS - 102.50 KB


Volatility in oil markets has led players in the upstream oil and gas industry to focus on reducing capital spend and operating costs. At the same time, governments need to review fiscal terms to maintain attractiveness and investment.

This country report gives an overview of the key fiscal issues for this country. If you’re interested in identifying and assessing upstream investment and expansion opportunities, this upstream fiscal summary report is your definitive commercial guide.

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  • Executive summary
  • Current licence, equity and fiscal terms
    • Basis
    • Licence terms
    • Government equity participation
    • Fiscal terms
      • Ring fencing
      • Bonuses, rentals and fees
      • Indirect taxes
      • Royalty
      • Petroleum profit tax
      • State income tax
      • Federal income tax
      • Additional Taxes
        • State Hazardous Release fund
      • Product pricing
      • Summary of modelled terms
  • Fiscal stability
    • Recent history of fiscal changes
    • Stability provisions
  • Economic analysis
    • Split of the barrel and share of profit
    • Effective royalty rate and maximum government share
    • Progressivity
    • Fiscal deterrence

In this report there are 19 tables or charts, including:

  • Executive summary
    • Revenue flowchart: Alaska Concession
  • Current licence, equity and fiscal terms
    • Bonuses, rentals and fees
    • Assumed terms by location - oil/gas
  • Fiscal stability
    • Timeline
    • Timeline details
  • Economic analysis
    • Split of the barrel - oil
    • Split of the barrel - gas
    • Share of profit - oil
    • Share of profit - gas
    • Effective royalty rate and minimum state share
    • Economic analysis: Table 2
    • Economic analysis: Table 3
    • Economic analysis: Table 4
    • Economic analysis: Table 5
    • Economic analysis: Table 6
    • 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
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