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Uruguay upstream summary


Uruguay upstream summary

Report summary

Despite being located between hydrocarbon-rich countries Brazil and Argentina, Uruguay does not produce any oil or gas. A number of exploration efforts, mainly onshore, have taken place over the decades, but no discoveries have been made. Uruguay is heavily dependent on hydrocarbon imports to meet its domestic energy requirements, a situation that the government is keen to change. Oil accounts for over half of the country's energy matrix, and gas imports, which come from Argentina, have ...

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Description

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 upstream issues for this country. If you’re interested in identifying and assessing upstream investment and expansion opportunities, this upstream summary is your definitive commercial guide.

Potential investors, governments and companies in the oil and gas sector can use it to gain a better understanding of the critical issues for development opportunities in this country.

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  • Executive summary
  • Key facts
  • Location maps
  • Key companies
  • Geology
    • Introduction
    • Tectonic evolution
      • Stratigraphy
    • Punta del Este basin
    • Petroleum system
    • Pelotas basin
    • Petroleum system
    • Chaco-Paraná basin (Norte sub-basin)
    • Petroleum system
    • Chaco-Paraná basin (Santa Lucia sub-basin)
    • Petroleum system
  • Exploration
    • Licensing
      • Offshore Round I
      • Offshore Round II
      • Onshore licensing
      • Offshore Round III
    • Drilling
      • Drilling activity
  • Reserves and resources
  • Production
    • Oil
    • Gas
  • Infrastructure
    • Introduction
    • Oil infrastructure
    • Gas infrastructure
      • International pipelines
      • LNG imports
  • Policy and regulation
    • Key legislation
    • Regulatory body
    • State oil company
    • State participation
    • Licensing
      • 2009 Licensing Round
      • Licence terms
      • 2011 Licensing Round
      • Proposal evaluation
      • Licensing terms
      • Unitisation
      • 2016/17 Licensing Round
  • Fiscal terms
    • Overview
    • Current fiscal terms
      • Production sharing contracts
    • Product pricing
      • Oil
      • Gas
    • Domestic market obligation
    • Sample cash flow
      • Methodology

In this report there are 17 tables or charts, including:

  • Executive summary
  • Key facts
    • Key facts: Table 1
  • Location maps
    • Country Map
  • Key companies
    • Net Acreage 2016
  • Geology
    • Map of Basins
    • Geology: Image 2
    • Geology: Image 3
    • Geology: Image 4
    • Geology: Image 5
  • Exploration
    • Licensing Map
  • Reserves and resources
  • Production
  • Infrastructure
    • Infrastructure: Table 1
    • Infrastructure: Table 2
    • Infrastructure Map
  • Policy and regulation
  • Fiscal terms
    • Fiscal terms: Table 1
    • Fiscal terms: Table 2
    • Fiscal terms: Table 3
    • Fiscal terms: Table 4
    • GEM models
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