Cote D'Ivoire Upstream Fiscal and Regulatory Report - Flexible PSA Enables Government to Adjust Terms to Low-Price Environment

Cote D'Ivoire Upstream Fiscal and Regulatory Report - Flexible PSA Enables Government to Adjust Terms to Low-Price Environment
Décembre 2015
Type de Produit
Market Report
Description du rapport

“Cote D'Ivoire Upstream Fiscal and Regulatory Report - Flexible PSA Enables Government to Adjust Terms to Low-Price Environment”, presents the essential information relating to the terms which govern investment into Cote D'Ivoire’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 Cote D'Ivoire’s upstream oil and gas investment climate.


- Overview of current fiscal terms governing upstream oil and gas operations in Cote D'Ivoire

- 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 Cote D'Ivoire

Reasons to buy

- Understand the complex regulations and contractual requirements applicable to Cote D'Ivoire’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

Table des matières

1 Table of Contents

1 Table of Contents 1

1.1 List of Tables 2

1.2 List of Figures 2

2 Regime Overview 3

3 Fiscal Take Assessment 5

4 Key Fiscal Terms 6

4.1 Upfront Payments 6

4.1.1 Signature Bonus 6

4.1.2 Production Bonus 6

4.1.3 Training and Other Costs 6

4.2 Cost Recovery 6

4.2.1 Cost Recovery Limit 6

4.2.2 Recoverable Costs 6

4.2.3 Deepwater Investment Credit (Uplift) 6

4.3 Profit Sharing 7

4.4 Direct Taxation 8

4.4.1 Corporate Income Tax 8

4.4.2 Deductions and Depreciation 8

4.4.3 Additional Petroleum Levies 8

4.5 Indirect Taxation 8

4.5.1 Value-Added Tax 8

4.5.2 Customs Duties 8

4.6 State Participation 9

4.6.1 Domestic Market Obligation 9

5 Regulation and Licensing 10

5.1 Legal Framework 10

5.1.1 Governing Law 10

5.1.2 Contract Type 10

5.1.3 Title to Hydrocarbons 10

5.2 Institutional Framework 11

5.2.1 Licensing Authority 11

5.2.2 Regulatory Agency 11

5.2.3 National Oil Company 11

5.3 Licensing Process 12

5.4 License Terms 12

5.4.1 Duration and Relinquishments 12

5.4.2 Work Obligations 12

5.4.3 Local Content 12

6 Outlook 13

7 Contact Information 14

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