Suriname Upstream Fiscal and Regulatory Report - Open Door Licensing Adds Flexibility to Attractive Regime

  • ID: 3673465
  • Report
  • Region: Suriname
  • 13 pages
  • GlobalData
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Suriname Upstream Fiscal and Regulatory Report - Open Door Licensing Adds Flexibility to Attractive Regime

Summary

“Suriname Upstream Fiscal and Regulatory Report - Open Door Licensing Adds Flexibility to Attractive Regime”, presents the essential information relating to the terms which govern investment into Suriname’s upstream oil and gas sector. The report sets out in detail the contractual framework under which firms must operate in the industry, clearly defining factors affecting profitability and quantifying the state’s take from hydrocarbon production. Considering political, economic and industry specific variables, the report also analyses future trends for Suriname’s upstream oil and gas investment climate.

Scope

- Overview of current fiscal terms governing upstream oil and gas operations in Suriname
- Assessment of the current fiscal regime’s state take and attractiveness to investors
- Charts illustrating the regime structure, and legal and institutional frameworks
- Detail on legal framework and governing bodies administering the industry
- Levels of upfront payments and taxation applicable to oil and gas production
- Information on application of fiscal and regulatory terms to specific licenses
- Outlook on future of fiscal and regulatory terms in Suriname

Reasons to buy

- Understand the complex regulations and contractual requirements applicable to Suriname’s upstream oil and gas sector
- Evaluate factors determining profit levels in the industry
- Identify potential regulatory issues facing investors in the country’s upstream sector
- Utilize considered insight on future trends to inform decision-making
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1.1 List of Tables

1.2 List of Figures

2 Regime Overview

3 State Take Assessment

4 Key Fiscal Terms

4.1 Upfront Payments

4.1.1 Signature Bonus

4.1.2 Royalty

4.2 Cost Recovery

4.2.1 Limit on Recovery

4.2.2 Recoverable Costs

4.3 Profit-Sharing

4.4 Direct Taxation

4.4.1 Corporate Income Tax

4.4.2 Deductions and Depreciation

4.4.3 Withholding Tax

4.5 Indirect Taxation

4.5.1 VAT

4.5.2 Import Duties

4.6 State Participating Interest

5 Regulation and Licensing

5.1 Legal Framework

5.1.1 Governing Law

5.1.2 Contract Type

5.1.3 Title to Hydrocarbons

5.2 Institutional Framework

5.2.1 Licensing Authority

5.2.2 Regulatory Agency

5.2.3 National Oil Company

5.3 Licensing Process

5.3.1 Open Door Policy

5.3.2 Licensing Rounds

5.3.3 Qualifications

5.3.4 Bidding

5.4 License Terms

5.4.1 Duration

5.4.2 Obligations

5.4.3 Relinquishment

6 Outlook

7 Contact Information

1.1 List of Tables

Table 1: Summary

Table 2: Suriname, Profit Sharing for Block 59 and 60, 2015

Table 3: Suriname, Profit Sharing for Block 45, 2015

Table 4: Suriname, Minimum Work Program for Block 59 and 60, 2015

Table 5: Suriname, Work Obligation Costs for Block 45, 2015

Table 6: Suriname, Relinquishments for Block 58, 59 and 60, 2015

1.2 List of Figures

Figure 1: Regime Flow Chart

Figure 2: Suriname, Indicative NPV10/boe, IRR and State Take Comparison - Regional, 2016

Figure 3: Suriname, Legal Framework

Figure 4: Suriname, Institutional Framework
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