Turkmenistan Upstream Fiscal and Regulatory Report - Role of New NOC Remains Unclear

Turkmenistan Upstream Fiscal and Regulatory Report - Role of New NOC Remains Unclear


“Turkmenistan Upstream Fiscal and Regulatory Report - Role of New NOC Remains Unclear”, presents the essential information relating to the terms which govern investment into Turkmenistan’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 Turkmenistan’s upstream oil and gas investment climate.


  • Overview of current fiscal terms governing upstream oil and gas operations in Turkmenistan
  • 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 Turkmenistan
Reasons to buy
  • Understand the complex regulations and contractual requirements applicable to Turkmenistan’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
  • Fiscal Take Assessment
    • Table Figure 2: Turkmenistan, Indicative NPV10/boe, IRR and Fiscal Take Comparison - Regional, 2016
  • Key Fiscal Terms
    • Upfront Payments
      • Bonuses
      • Annual License Fee
      • Royalty
        • Table Turkmenistan, Royalty rates, Nebit Dag PSA
        • Table Turkmenistan, Royalty rates 1996, Block 1 PSA
      • Additional Contributions
    • Cost Recovery
      • Limit on Recovery
      • Recoverable Costs
    • Profit-Sharing
      • Table Profit-Sharing (%), Block 1 PSA
      • Table Turkmenistan, Profit-Sharing (%), Nebit Dag PSA
    • Direct Taxation
      • Profit Tax
      • Deductions and Depreciation
      • Withholding Tax
    • Indirect Taxation
      • Custom duties
      • Value Added Tax
  • Regulation and Licensing
    • Legal Framework
      • Table Figure 3: Turkmenistan Legal Framework
      • Governing Law
      • Contract Type
      • Title to Hydrocarbons
    • Institutional Framework
      • Table Figure 4: Turkmenistan, Institutional Framework
      • Licensing Authority
      • Regulatory Agency
      • National Oil Company
    • Licensing Process
    • License Terms
      • Duration
      • Obligations
      • Relinquishment
      • Title to Equipment
  • Outlook
  • Contact Information

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