Petroleum Industry Regulation Within Stable States

Petroleum Industry Regulation Within Stable States

by Petter Osmundsen, Solveig Glomsrod
     
 

ISBN-10: 0754642526

ISBN-13: 9780754642527

Pub. Date: 07/30/2005

Publisher: Ashgate Publishing, Limited

"This book addresses the challenges facing stable democratic states in dealing with oil companies in order to secure general welfare gains. Political stability means that such states should be able to take a longer term perspective. The principal topic considered is petroleum industry regulation but the insights extend to other non-renewable natural resources. A…  See more details below

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"This book addresses the challenges facing stable democratic states in dealing with oil companies in order to secure general welfare gains. Political stability means that such states should be able to take a longer term perspective. The principal topic considered is petroleum industry regulation but the insights extend to other non-renewable natural resources. A particular issue addressed is the question of tax competition between producing countries." Within the context of company/government relations the book considers such current topics as the challenges of dealing with merged companies and the strategic choices facing tax authorities.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780754642527
Publisher:
Ashgate Publishing, Limited
Publication date:
07/30/2005
Series:
Ashgate Studies in Environmental and Natural Resource Economics
Pages:
194
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

1Introduction1
2Optimal petroleum taxation subject to mobility and information constraints12
3Critical factors in transnational oil companies' localisation decisions - clusters and portfolio optimisation26
4The taxing task of taxing transnationals44
5Substantial petroleum wealth : does monetary policy regime matter?90
6Saving petroleum wealth : tales of three jurisdictions112
7Petroleum policy and prospects in the UK continental shelf131
8The petroleum tax system revisited157

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