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Israel Upstream Fiscal and Regulatory Report - First Competitive Bid Round for Offshore Acreage Launched

Israel Upstream Fiscal and Regulatory Report - First Competitive Bid Round for Offshore Acreage Launched


“Israel Upstream Fiscal and Regulatory Report - First Competitive Bid Round for Offshore Acreage Launched”, presents the essential information relating to the terms which govern investment into Israel’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 Israel’s upstream oil and gas investment climate.


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

  • Regime Overview
    • Table Summary
    • Table Figure 1: Regime Flow Chart
  • State Take Assessment
    • Table Figure 2: Israel, Indicative NPV10/boe, IRR and State Take Comparison - Resource Peer Group, 2016
  • Key Fiscal Terms
    • Signature Bonus
    • License Fees
      • Table Israel, Licence Fees (NIS/1000 Dunams), Petroleum Licenses
    • Royalty
      • Table Israel, Minimum Royalty Payments, Barrels of Oil/1,000 dunams
    • Direct Taxation
      • Petroleum Profit Tax
        • Table Israel, PPT Rates Until End of 2015
        • Table Israel, PPT Rates From 2016
      • Corporate Income Tax
        • Table Israel, CIT Rates 2006-2016
      • Deductions and Depreciation
      • Withholding Tax
      • Ring-Fencing
    • Indirect Taxation
      • Value Added Tax
      • Customs Duties
  • Regulation and Licensing
    • Legal Framework
      • Table Figure 3: Israel, Legal Framework
      • Governing Law
      • Contract Type
      • Title to Hydrocarbons
    • Institutional Framework
      • Table Figure 4: Israel, Institutional Framework
      • Licensing Authority
      • Regulatory Agency
    • Licensing Process
      • Licensing Rounds
      • Prequalification
        • Table Israel, Prequalification Requirements, 1st Offshore Round, 2016
      • Bidding
        • Table Israel, Evaluation Criteria, 1st Offshore Round, 2016
    • License Terms
      • Duration
      • Obligations
      • Domestic Market Obligation
      • Marginal Field Incentive
  • Outlook
  • Contact Information

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