Norway Upstream Fiscal and Regulatory Report 2016 - Headline Upstream Tax Rate Stable Despite General Corporate Tax Cut - Research and Markets

DUBLIN--()--Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Norway Upstream Fiscal and Regulatory Report - Headline Upstream Tax Rate Stable Despite General Corporate Tax Cut" report to their offering.

Norway Upstream Fiscal and Regulatory Report - Headline Upstream Tax Rate Stable Despite General Corporate Tax Cut, presents the essential information relating to the terms which govern investment into Norway'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 Norway's upstream oil and gas investment climate.

Scope

- Overview of current fiscal terms governing upstream oil and gas operations in Norway

- 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 Norway

Key Topics Covered:

1 Tables & Figures

2 Regime Overview

3 State Take Assessment

4 Key Fiscal Terms

4.1 Upfront Payments

4.1.1 Area Fees

4.1.2 Exploration Fees

4.1.3 Royalties (Production Fees) - Abolished January 1, 2006

4.2 Direct Taxation

4.2.1 Corporate Income Tax

4.2.2 Special Petroleum Tax

4.2.3 Norm Prices

4.2.4 Deductions and Depreciation

4.2.5 Uplift

4.2.6 Losses Carried Forward

4.2.7 Exploration Tax Loss Rebate

4.2.8 Withholding Tax

4.3 Indirect Taxation

4.3.1 Environmental Taxes

4.3.2 Value Added Tax

4.4 State Participation

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 License Applications

5.3.3 Award Criteria

5.4 License Terms

5.4.1 Duration and Relinquishments

5.4.2 Work Obligations

6 Outlook

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Laura Wood, Senior Manager
press@researchandmarkets.com
For E.S.T Office Hours Call 1-917-300-0470
For U.S./CAN Toll Free Call 1-800-526-8630
For GMT Office Hours Call +353-1-416-8900
U.S. Fax: 646-607-1907
Fax (outside U.S.): +353-1-481-1716