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Denmark Upstream Fiscal and Regulatory Report - Incentives Introduced for Investments from 2017 to 2025

Denmark Upstream Fiscal and Regulatory Report - Incentives Introduced for Investments from 2017 to 2025

Summary

“Denmark Upstream Fiscal and Regulatory Report - Incentives Introduced for Investments from 2017 to 2025”, presents the essential information relating to the terms which govern investment into Denmark’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 Denmark’s upstream oil and gas investment climate.

Scope

  • Overview of current fiscal terms governing upstream oil and gas operations in Denmark
  • 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 Denmark
Reasons to buy
  • Understand the complex regulations and contractual requirements applicable to Denmark’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
1.1. List of Tables 2
1.2. List of Figures 2
2. Regime Overview 3
3. State Take Assessment 5
4. Key Fiscal Terms 6
4.1. Royalties, Bonuses and Fees 6
4.1.1. License Fee 6
4.1.2. Royalties (Abolished) 6
4.2. Profit Share (Sole Concession 2004-2012) 6
4.3. Direct Taxation 7
4.3.1. Corporate Income Tax 7
4.3.2. Hydrocarbon Tax 7
4.3.3. Additional Tax in High Oil Price 8
4.3.4. Deductions and Depreciation 8
4.3.5. Withholding Tax 9
4.4. Indirect Taxation 9
4.4.1. Value Added Tax 9
4.4.2. Import Duty 9
4.5. EU Emissions Trading Scheme 9
4.6. Oil Pipeline Tariff/Compensatory Fee (Abolished) 9
5. Regulation and Licensing 10
5.1. Legal Framework 10
5.1.1. Governing Law 10
5.1.2. Contract Type 11
5.1.3. Title to Hydrocarbons 11
5.2. Institutional Framework 11
5.2.1. Licensing Authority 12
5.2.2. Regulatory Agency 12
5.2.3. National Oil Company 12
5.3. Licensing Process 12
5.3.1. Open Door Procedure 12
5.3.2. Licensing Rounds 12
5.3.3. Contents of Application 12
5.3.4. Selection Criteria 13
5.4. License Terms 13
5.4.1. Duration 13
5.4.2. Work Obligations 13
5.5. Local Content 13
5.6. State Participation 14
6. Outlook 15
7. Appendix 16
7.1. Contact Us 16
7.2. Disclaimer 16
1.1 List of Tables
Table 1: Regime Overview
Table 2: Denmark, Royalty Rates for 2nd Round Licenses (Abolished 2014)
Table 3: Denmark, Corporate Tax Rate, 2015
Table 4: Denmark, Depreciation Rates
1.2 List of Figures
Figure 1: Regime Flow Chart 4
Figure 2: Denmark, Indicative NPV10/boe, IRR and State Take Comparison, Regional 5
Figure 3: Denmark, Legal Framework 10
Figure 4: Denmark, Institutional Framework 11

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