Category Archives: Fiscal

Policy Brief: How Oil Prices Impact Fiscal Regimes

Markets largely dictate how the relationship between international oil companies and host states will play out, with governments attempting to […] Read More

Fiscal Stabilization in Oil and Gas Contracts: Evidence and Implications

The objective of this paper is to analyse how contractual stabilization devices have evolved since the late 1990s, based on […] Read More

Getting a fair deal in petroleum contracts: fiscal regimes, negotiations and political settlement

Theo Acheampong, Associate, Crystol Energy, spoke on Getting a fair deal in petroleum contracts: fiscal regimes, negotiations and political settlement at […] Read More

Licensing and Upstream Petroleum Fiscal Regimes: Assessing Lebanon, Cyprus and Israel’s Choices

Doubts have been raised and criticisms continue to be made about Lebanon’s choice of upstream petroleum fiscal terms and strategies […] Read More

Did the UK Miss Out on £400 Billion Worth of Oil Revenue? – Keith Myers and David Manley, NRGI

The UK and Norway oil and gas sectors provide an ideal comparison through which to compare the outcomes from different […] Read More

Thomas Lassourd and Dr Carole Nakhle on oil prices, fiscal policy, contract negotiations

Dr Carole Nakhle, Director of Crystol Energy discusses with Thomas Lassourd from the Natural Resource Governance Institute (NRGI) the impact of falling […] Read More

Middle East and North Africa oil producers are facing a new price reality

There is no shortage of news in the media about the negative impact of lower oil prices on the economies […] Read More

Lebanon’s Oil & Gas Fiscal Regime Options: Focusing on the Overall Picture

Doubts have been raised and criticisms continue to be made concerning Lebanon’s choice of upstream petroleum fiscal terms and strategies […] Read More

Managing Lebanon Oil and Gas Resources

Managing Lebanon oil and gas resources: In its Fifth issue, ASSADISSA, journal of public finance and state modernization in Lebanon […] Read More