1. Market Research
  2. > Energy & Environment
  3. > Energy
  4. > Oil and Gas Market Trends
  5. > US OCS Upstream Fiscal and Regulatory Report - Next Steps on 2017-2022 Lease Sale Program Expected in 2016

US OCS Upstream Fiscal and Regulatory Report - Next Steps on 2017-2022 Lease Sale Program Expected in 2016

Summary

“US OCS Upstream Fiscal and Regulatory Report - Next Steps on 2017-2022 Lease Sale Program Expected in 2016”, GlobalData’s latest release, presents the essential information relating to the terms which govern investment into the US Outer Continental Shelf (OCS)’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 the US OCS’s upstream oil and gas investment climate.

Scope

- Overview of current fiscal terms governing upstream oil and gas operations in the US OCS
- Detail on legal framework and governing bodies administering the industry
- Levels of upfront payments and taxation applicable to oil and gas production
- Explanation of the royalty relief programs available to operators in certain areas
- Assessment of the current fiscal regime’s attractiveness to investors
- Outlook on future of fiscal and regulatory terms in the US OCS

Reasons to buy

- Understand the complex regulations and contractual requirements applicable to the US OCS’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

Table Of Contents

US OCS Upstream Fiscal and Regulatory Report - Next Steps on 2017-2022 Lease Sale Program Expected in 2016
1 Table of Contents
1 Table of Contents 1
1.1 List of Tables 2
1.2 List of Figures 2
2 Regime Overview 3
3 Fiscal Take Assessment 5
4 Key Fiscal Terms 6
4.1 Upfront Payments 6
4.1.1 Bonus 6
4.1.2 Rental 6
4.1.3 Royalty 7
4.2 Direct Taxation 10
4.2.1 Corporate Income Tax 10
4.2.2 Withholding Tax 10
4.2.3 Deductions and Depreciation 10
4.2.4 Depletion Allowance 11
5 Regulation and Licensing 12
5.1 Legal Framework 12
5.1.1 Governing Law 12
5.1.2 Contract Type 12
5.1.3 Title to Hydrocarbons 12
5.2 Institutional Framework 13
5.2.1 Licensing Authority 13
5.2.2 Regulatory Agencies 13
5.3 Licensing Process 13
5.3.1 Moratorium 14
5.4 License Terms 14
5.4.1 Duration 14
5.4.2 Exploration and Development Plans 14
6 Outlook 15
7 Contact Information 16

1.1 List of Tables
Table 1: Summary 3
Table 2: US OCS, Average Bonus Per Acre in Latest Lease Sale (US$), 2015 6
Table 3: US OCS, Gulf of Mexico Rental Rates ($ per acre) 6
Table 4: US OCS, Gulf of Mexico Rental Programs 6
Table 5: US OCS, Gulf of Mexico Royalty Rates (%) 7
Table 6: US OCS, Gulf of Mexico Deepwater Royalty Relief Volumes (mmboe) 7
Table 7: US OCS, Gulf of Mexico Deepwater Royalty Relief Price Thresholds, 1994-2015 8
Table 8: US OCS, Gulf of Mexico Shallow Water Deep Gas Royalty Relief Volumes (bcf) 8
Table 9: US OCS, Gulf of Mexico Shallow Water Deep Gas Royalty Relief Price Thresholds, 2000-2015 9
Table 10: US OCS, Alaska Royalty Suspension Volume (mmbbl) 9
Table 11: US OCS, Federal Corporate Income Tax Rate (%), 1993 onwards 10
Table 12: US OCS, 7-Year and 5-Year GDS Depreciation Rates (Half-Year Convention) (%) 11
Table 13: US OCS, Gulf of Mexico, Initial Period (years), 2015 14

1.2 List of Figures
Figure 1: Regime Flow Chart 4
Figure 2: US OCS, Indicative NPV10/boe, IRR and Fiscal Take Comparison - Internal, 2015 5
Figure 3: US OCS, Indicative NPV10/boe, IRR and Fiscal Take Comparison - Regional, 2015 5
Figure 4: US OCS, Legal Framework 12
Figure 5: US OCS, Institutional Framework 13

View This Report »

Get Industry Insights. Simply.

  • Latest reports & slideshows with insights from top research analysts
  • 24 Million searchable statistics with tables, figures & datasets
  • More than 10,000 trusted sources
24/7 Customer Support

Talk to Ahmad

+1 718 618 4302

Purchase Reports From Reputable Market Research Publishers
Global Refining Industry Outlook to 2021 - Capacity and Capital Expenditure Forecasts with Details of All Operating and Planned Refineries

Global Refining Industry Outlook to 2021 - Capacity and Capital Expenditure Forecasts with Details of All Operating and Planned Refineries

  • $ 8000
  • Industry report
  • January 2017
  • by GlobalData

Global Refining Industry Outlook to 2021 - Capacity and Capital Expenditure Forecasts with Details of All Operating and Planned Refineries Summary "Global Refining Industry Outlook to 2021 - Capacity and ...

Gas Sensors and Gas Metering: Applications and Markets

Gas Sensors and Gas Metering: Applications and Markets

  • $ 6650
  • Industry report
  • January 2017
  • by BCC Research

Use this report to: - Learn about the basic concepts, principles of operation, and equipment used for gas metering, gas sensing/monitoring, secondary gas flow instrumentation, and sampling. - Evaluate ...

Butane Gas Cartridges Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends, and Forecast 2016 - 2024

Butane Gas Cartridges Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends, and Forecast 2016 - 2024

  • $ 5795
  • Industry report
  • January 2017
  • by Transparency Market Research

Global Butane Gas Cartridges Market: Overview This research study analyzes the market for butane gas cartridges in terms of revenue (US$ Mn). The butane gas cartridges market has been segmented on the ...


Download Unlimited Documents from Trusted Public Sources

Oil And Gas Industry in the US

  • February 2017
    5 pages
  • Oil And Gas  

  • United States  

View report >

Oil And Gas Supply in Myanmar and Singapore

  • February 2017
  • Oil  

    Petroleum  

    Oil Distributio...  

  • Myanmar  

    Singapore  

View report >

Oil Forecast Statistics

  • February 2017
    3 pages
  • Oil  

  • Saudi Arabia  

    United Arab Emi...  

    MENA  

View report >

Gas Market Size

1 day ago

ref:plp2015

Reportlinker.com © Copyright 2017. All rights reserved.

ReportLinker simplifies how Analysts and Decision Makers get industry data for their business.