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Bangladesh Upstream Fiscal and Regulatory Report - Potential Onshore Licensing Round with New Model PSA

Bangladesh Upstream Fiscal and Regulatory Report - Potential Onshore Licensing Round with New Model PSA

Summary

“Bangladesh Upstream Fiscal and Regulatory Report - Potential Onshore Licensing Round with New Model PSA”, presents the essential information relating to the terms which govern investment into Bangladesh’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 Bangladesh’s upstream oil and gas investment climate.

Scope

  • Overview of current fiscal terms governing upstream oil and gas operations in Bangladesh
  • 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 Bangladesh
Reasons to buy
  • Understand the complex regulations and contractual requirements applicable to Bangladesh’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


1 Table of Contents
1.1 List of Tables
1.2 List of Figures
2 Regime Overview
3 State Take Assessment
4 Key Fiscal Terms
4.1 Royalties, Bonuses and Fees
4.1.1 Contract Service Fees
4.1.2 Discovery Bonus
4.1.3 Production Bonuses
4.1.4 Training Expenditure
4.1.5 Research and Development Fees
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 Petroleum Income Tax
4.4.2 Deductions and Depreciation
4.4.3 Tax Exemptions
4.5 Pipeline Transmission Fund
4.6 Abandonment Fund
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 Licensing Rounds
5.3.2 Prequalification
5.3.3 Bidding
5.4 License Terms
5.4.1 Duration and Relinquishment
5.4.2 Obligations
5.5 Supply and Export Restrictions
5.6 State Participation
6 Outlook
7 Contact Information
1.1 List of Tables
Table 1: Summary
Table 2: Bangladesh, Crude Oil Production Bonuses (US$)
Table 3: Bangladesh, Natural Gas Production Bonuses (US$)
Table 4: Bangladesh, Production Sharing
Table 5: Bangladesh, Production Sharing (%), SS-11, 2012 License Round
Table 6: Bangladesh, Production Sharing (%), Block 9, 2001 License Round
Table 7: Bangladesh, Historic Tax Rates (%), 2007-2016
Table 8: Bangladesh, Depreciation for Income Tax (%)
1.2 List of Figures
Figure 1: Regime Flow Chart
Figure 2: Bangladesh, Indicative NPV10/boe, IRR and State Take Comparison - Internal, 2016
Figure 3: Bangladesh, Indicative NPV10/boe, IRR and State Take Comparison - Regional, 2016
Figure 4: Bangladesh, Legal Framework
Figure 5: Bangladesh, Institutional Framework

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