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Tunisia Gas Markets Investment Opportunities, Market Analysis and Forecasts to 2020 Product Image

Tunisia Gas Markets Investment Opportunities, Market Analysis and Forecasts to 2020

  • ID: 992552
  • April 2009
  • Region: Tunisia
  • 132 pages
  • GlobalData

Tunisia Gas Markets Investment Opportunities, Market Analysis and Forecasts to 2020

Summary

This profile is the essential source for top-level energy industry data and information. The report provides an overview of the gas industry in Tunisia. It details the market structure, regulatory environment, infrastructure and provides historical and forecasted statistics relating to the supply/demand balance for the industry. It also provides information relating to the gas assets (gas fields, pipelines, LNG terminals and underground gas storage facilities) in Tunisia. The report also analyses the fiscal regime relevant to the gas assets in Tunisia and compares the investment environment in Tunisia with other countries in the region. The profiles of the major companies operating in the gas sector in Tunisia together with the latest news and deals are also included in the report.

Scope

- Historic and forecast data relating to production, consumption, imports, exports and reserves are provided for the gas industry for the period 1995-2020.
- Historical and forecast data and information for all the major gas fields, LNG Terminals, pipelines and underground gas storage READ MORE >

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1.1 List of Tables 7
1.2 List of Figures 9
2 Tunisia Energy Sector 10
2.1 Tunisia Energy Sector, Market Overview 10
2.2 Tunisia Energy Sector, Natural Gas 11
2.2.1 Tunisia Natural Gas, Overview 11
2.2.2 Tunisia Natural Gas, Supply and Demand Balance 11
2.2.3 Tunisia Natural Gas, Regulatory Structure 17
2.2.4 Tunisia Natural Gas, Infrastructure 17
3 Tunisia Fiscal Regime 19
3.1 Tunisia Petroleum Fiscal Environment 19
3.2 License Terms 20
3.3 Key Fiscal Terms 21
3.4 Sample Cashfolws Calculations 25
4 Tunisia Gas Upstream Investment Environment Benchmarking 26
4.1 Introduction 26
4.2 The Overall Ranking 26
4.3 Upstream Fiscal Attractiveness 27
4.3.1 Maximum Government Take Index 28
4.3.2 Fiscal Flexibility 28
4.3.3 Maximum State Participation 28
4.3.4 Maximum Domestic Market Obligation 29
4.4 Gas Sector Performance 29
4.4.1 Exploration Activity 31
4.4.2 Gas Production 32
4.4.3 Gas Reserves 32
4.4.4 Gas Consumption 33
4.5 Economic Performance 33
4.5.1 GDP Growth Index 34
4.5.2 FDI Confidence Index 34
4.5.3 Balance of Trade Index 35
4.6 Socio-Political Performance 35
4.6.1 Democracy Index 36
4.6.2 Governance Index 36
5 Tunisia Exploration and Production Sector 37
5.1 Tunisia Exploration and Production Sector, Country Snapshot 37
5.1.1 Tunisia Exploration and Production Sector, Key Data 37
5.1.2 Tunisia Exploration and Production Sector, Natural Gas Assets Map 37
5.2 Tunisia Exploration and Production Sector, Marketed Natural Gas Production 38
5.2.1 Tunisia Exploration and Production Sector, Marketed Natural Gas-Historical Production 38
5.2.2 Tunisia Exploration and Production Sector, Marketed Natural Gas Production by Assets 39
5.2.3 Tunisia Exploration and Production Sector, Marketed Equity Weighted Natural Gas Production by Company 39
5.2.4 Tunisia Exploration and Production Sector, Market Share (%) based on Marketed Natural Gas Production 40
5.3 Tunisia Exploration And Production Sector, Natural Gas Asset Details 41
5.3.1 Tunisia Exploration And Production Sector, Active Natural Gas Asset Details 41
6 Tunisia Pipeline Sector 42
6.1 Tunisia Pipeline Sector, Key Data 42
6.2 Tunisia Pipeline Sector, An Overview 42
6.3 Tunisia Pipeline Sector, Comparision of Key Natural Gas Pipeline Companies 42
6.4 Tunisia Pipeline Sector, Natural Gas Pipelines 44
7 Profile Of Eni S.p.A. 45
7.1 Eni S.p.A., Key Facts 45
7.2 Eni S.p.A., Company Overview 45
7.3 Eni S.p.A., Business Description 45
7.3.1 Eni S.p.A., Business Description, Business Overview 45
7.3.2 Eni S.p.A., Business Description, Engineering and Construction 46
7.3.3 Eni S.p.A., Business Description, Exploration & Production 47
7.3.4 Eni S.p.A., Business Description, Gas & Power 48
7.3.5 Eni S.p.A., Business Description, Others 49
7.3.6 Eni S.p.A., Business Description, Petrochemicals 50
7.3.7 Eni S.p.A., Business Description, Refining and Marketing 51
7.4 Eni S.p.A., Value Chain Analysis 53
7.4.1 Eni S.p.A., Value Chain Analysis, Upstream 53
7.4.2 Eni S.p.A., Value Chain Analysis, Midstream 54
7.4.3 Eni S.p.A., Value Chain Analysis, Downstream 55
7.4.4 Eni S.p.A., Value Chain Analysis, Retail 56
7.5 Eni S.p.A., SWOT Analysis 56
7.5.1 Eni S.p.A., SWOT Analysis, Overview 56
7.5.2 Eni S.p.A., SWOT Analysis, Strengths 57
7.5.3 Eni S.p.A., SWOT Analysis, Weaknesses 58
7.5.4 Eni S.p.A., SWOT Analysis, Opportunities 60
7.5.5 Eni S.p.A., SWOT Analysis, Threats 61
7.6 Eni S.p.A., Revenue Analysis 62
7.6.1 Eni S.p.A., Revenue by Segment 63
7.6.2 Eni S.p.A., Revenue by Geography 63
7.7 Eni S.p.A., Financial and Operational Review 65
7.7.1 Financial Statements 65
7.7.2 Financial Ratios 66
8 Profile of BG Group plc 67
8.1 BG Group plc, Key Information 67
8.2 BG Group plc, Company Overview 67
8.3 BG Group plc, Business Description 67
8.3.1 BG Group plc, Business Description, Business Overview 67
8.3.2 BG Group plc, Business Description, Exploration and Production 68
8.3.3 BG Group plc, Business Description, Liquefied Natural Gas 70
8.3.4 BG Group plc, Business Description, Power and Other activities 72
8.3.5 BG Group plc, Business Description, Transmission and Distribution 73
8.3.6 BG Group plc, Business Description, Major Products and Services 75
8.4 BG Group plc, Value Chain Analysis 76
8.4.1 BG Group plc, Value Chain Analysis, Upstream 76
8.4.2 BG Group plc, Value Chain Analysis, Midstream 77
8.4.3 BG Group plc, Value Chain Analysis, Downstream 78
8.5 BG Group plc, SWOT Analysis 79
8.5.1 BG Group plc, SWOT Analysis, Overview 79
8.5.2 BG Group plc, SWOT Analysis, Strengths 79
8.5.3 BG Group plc, SWOT Analysis, Weaknesses 81
8.5.4 BG Group plc, SWOT Analysis, Opportunities 81
8.5.5 BG Group plc, SWOT Analysis, Threats 82
8.6 BG Group plc, Revenue Analysis 83
8.6.1 BG Group plc, Revenue Analysis, Revenue by Segment 83
8.6.2 BG Group plc, Revenue Analysis, Revenue by Geography 84
8.7 BG Group plc, Financial and Operational Review 85
8.7.1 Financial Statements 85
8.7.2 Financial Ratios 86
9 Profile of China National Petroleum Corporation 87
9.1 China National Petroleum Corporation, Key Information 87
9.2 China National Petroleum Corporation, Company Overview 87
9.3 China National Petroleum Corporation, Business Description 87
9.3.1 China National Petroleum Corporation, Business Description, Business Overview 87
9.3.2 China National Petroleum Corporation, Business Description, Major Products and Services 89
9.4 China National Petroleum Corporation, SWOT Analysis 90
9.4.1 China National Petroleum Corporation, SWOT Analysis, Overview 90
9.4.2 China National Petroleum Corporation, SWOT Analysis, Strengths 90
9.4.3 China National Petroleum Corporation, SWOT Analysis, Weaknesses 91
9.4.4 China National Petroleum Corporation, SWOT Analysis, Opportunities 92
9.4.5 China National Petroleum Corporation, SWOT Analysis, Threats 93
10 Financial Deals Landscape 94
10.1 Detailed Deal Summary 94
10.1.1 Asset Transactions 94
11 Recent Developments 102
11.1 License Awards 102
11.1.1 Sep 24, 2008: Cooper Wins Exploration License In Bargou Exploration Permit In Tunisia 102
11.2 Recent Discoveries 104
11.2.1 Nov 27, 2008: PA Resources Discovers Oil At Didon North-1 Well In Zarat Permit, Tunisia 104
11.2.2 Oct 23, 2008: OMV Discovers Gas In Sourour-1 Well In Jenein Sud Exploration Permit, Southern Tunisia 105
11.2.3 Sep 17, 2008: Madalena Announces Oil Discovery At TT2 Well On Remada Sud Permit In Tunisia 106
11.2.4 Aug 18, 2008: Eurogas Strikes Oil At REB3 Well On Sfax Offshore Permit, Tunisia 107
11.2.5 Jul 24, 2008: Cygam Announces Preliminary Test Results From Remada Sud TT2 Exploratory Well In Tunisia 108
11.2.6 Jul 14, 2008: OMV Strikes Gas At Ahlem-1 Well In Tunisia 109
11.2.7 Jul 11, 2008: Cygam Updates On TT2 Exploration Well In Remada Sud Permit, Tunisia 109
11.2.8 Jun 23, 2008: Cygam Updates On TT2 Exploration Well 109
11.3 Drilling and Production Updates 111
11.3.1 Mar 17, 2009: Winstar Resources Announces Initial Results On Sabria N3H Well In Central Tunisia 111
11.3.2 Mar 16, 2009: Madalena Ventures Updates On Operations In Tunisia 111
11.3.3 Jan 19, 2009: PA Resources Updates On Its Production And Sales In Q4 2008 112
11.3.4 Nov 12, 2008: Cooper Targets Drilling At Fuschia Prospect In Hammamet Exploration Permit, Tunisia 113
11.3.5 Oct 01, 2008: PA Resources Spuds DN-1 Well On Didon North Prospect In Tunisia 114
11.3.6 Sep 11, 2008: Circle Oil Commences Drilling On Serdouk Prospect In Grombalia Permit, Tunisia 114
11.3.7 Aug 29, 2008: PA Resources Completes Drilling Didon-9 Pilot Well At Didon Field In Tunisia 115
11.3.8 Aug 11, 2008: Petrofac Commences Production From Chergui 115
11.3.9 Jun 16, 2008: Eurogas Commences Drilling Of Ras el Besh Well In Tunisia 116
11.3.10 Jun 10, 2008: PA Resources Spuds Second Well On Didon Field, Tunisia 117
11.3.11 Jun 09, 2008: PA Resources Begins Production From New Well At Didon Oil Field, Offshore Tunisia 117
11.4 Other Significant Developments 118
11.4.1 Mar 03, 2009: Candax Energy Provides Operational Update 118
11.4.2 Feb 26, 2009: Circle Oil Completes Seismic Survey In Mahdia Permit, Offshore Tunisia 119
11.4.3 Jan 30, 2009: Kairiki Provides Q2 2008 Operational Update 120
11.4.4 Dec 01, 2008: Circle Oil Provides Operations Update 122
11.4.5 Oct 23, 2008: Winstar Announces Preliminary Test Results From Chouech Essaida No.9 Well In Southern Tunisia And Tunisian Operational Updates 123
11.4.6 Sep 17, 2008: Winstar Reviews Preliminary Results Of Southern Tunisia 3D Seismic Program 125
11.4.7 Jul 31, 2008: Candax Updates On El Bibane Development And Ezzaouia Drilling 126
12 Appendix 127
12.1 Methodology 127
12.1.1 Coverage 128
12.1.2 Secondary Research 129
12.1.3 Primary Research 129
12.1.4 E&P Forecasts 129
12.1.5 Midstream Forecasts 131
12.1.6 Expert Panel Validation 131
12.2 Contact Us 131
12.3 About Us 131
12.4 Disclaimer 132

Executive Summary

1.1 List of Tables
Table 1: Tunisia, Historical and Forecasted Production and Consumption of Natural Gas, 1996-2020 12
Table 2: Tunisia, Historical and Forecasted Imports of Natural Gas, 1996-2020 14
Table 3: Tunisia, Historical Reserves of Natural Gas, 1996-2008 16
Table 4: Tunisia, Crude Oil Royalty Rate, 2007 21
Table 5: Tunisia, Natural Gas Royalty Rate, 2007 22
Table 6: Tunisia, Crude Oil Income Tax Rate, 2007 23
Table 7: Tunisia, Natural Gas Income Tax Rate, 2007 23
Table 8: North Africa, Investment Benchmarking, Overall Country Rankings, 2008 26
Table 9: North Africa, Investment Benchmarking, Upstream Fiscal Attractiveness, 2008 27
Table 10: North Africa, Investment Benchmarking, Gas Sector Performance, 2008 29
Table 11: North Africa, Investment Benchmarking, Economic Performance, 2008 33
Table 12: North Africa, Country Standings, Economic Performance, 2008 33
Table 13: North Africa, Investment Benchmarking, Socio-Political Performance, 2008 35
Table 14: North Africa, Country Standings, Socio-Political Performance, 2008 35
Table 15: Tunisia, Natural Gas Key Statistics, 2008 37
Table 16: Tunisia, Total Marketed Natural Gas Production(MMcf), 2001-2008 38
Table 17: Tunisia, Marketed Natural Gas Production (MMcf), by Assets, 2001-2008 39
Table 18: Tunisia, Marketed Equity Weighted Natural Gas Production (MMcf), by Company, 2001-2008 39
Table 19: Tunisia, Market Share (%) based on Marketed Natural Gas Production, 2001-2008 40
Table 20: Tunisia, Gas Field Assets Details 41
Table 21: Tunisia, Pipeline Key Statistics, 2008 42
Table 22: Tunisia , Natural Gas Pipeline Length by Company (Km), 2008 42
Table 23: Tunisia, Natural Gas Pipelines, 2008 44
Table 24: Eni S.p.A., Key Facts 45
Table 25: Eni S.p.A., SWOT Analysis 57
Table 26: Eni S.p.A., Revenue by Segment, Euro Million, 2003-2007 63
Table 27: Eni S.p.A., Revenue by Geography, Euro Million, 2003-2007 64
Table 28: Eni S.p.A., Financial Statements, Euro Million, 2003-2007 65
Table 29: Eni S.p.A., Financial Ratios, Euro Million, 2003-2007 66
Table 30: BG Group plc, Key Facts 67
Table 31: BG Group plc, SWOT Analysis 79
Table 32: BG Group plc, Revenue by Segment, GBP Million, 2003-2007 83
Table 33: BG Group plc, Revenue by Geography, GBP Million, 2003-2007 84
Table 34: BG Group plc, Financial Statements, GBP Million, 2003-2007 85
Table 35: BG Group plc, Financial Ratios, GBP Million, 2003-2007 86
Table 36: China National Petroleum Corporation, Key Facts 87
Table 37: China National Petroleum Corporation, SWOT Analysis 90
Table 38: Kairiki Energy To Sell Its 30% Interest In Sicily Channel Assets To AuDAX Resources 94
Table 39: Kairiki Energy Acquires Exploration Permit GR15 PU 95
Table 40: Benchmark Energy Sells 33.33% Interest In Cosmos Oil Field To Storm Ventures 96
Table 41: PA Resources To Acquire 35% Interest In Tunisia License 97
Table 42: AuDAX Resources Acquires Kerkouane Permit From Stratic Energy 98
Table 43: Kairiki Energy Acquires 30% Interest In Kerkouane Permit From AuDAX 99
Table 44: Circle Oil To Acquire Mahdia Permit Offshore Tunisia From Tethys Oil and Mining 100
Table 45: OMV Acquires 80% Interest In Sidi Mansour From Thani Tunisia Sidi Mansour 101

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