Russian fiscal terms may need wider range

Oil and gas tax reform in Russia is heading in the right direction. Further reform is needed. Canadian resource management practice offers a particularly appropriate model for application to the Russian situation.This article assesses the economic effects of recent efforts aimed at reforming the tax and other fiscal terms applicable to the upstream petroleum sector in Russia. Three sets of terms are compared:"Existing," the current generally applicable royalty terms;"Reform," the existing terms with proposed reforms; and"PSA," the currently applicable production sharing contract terms.To provide some international context, the applicable terms for Canada are also considered. Since natural...

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