The authors of this paper examine Tunisia’s upstream petroleum fiscal regime, considering the government’s policy priority of reversing a decade-long decline in reserves and production. They make recommendations for creating a vibrant petroleum industry to support the local economy, reducing the country’s increasing dependence on imports, attracting investment and boosting exploration activity.
The authors of this report undertook a review of existing practices in measuring environmental and social impacts of extraction. Additionally, they have collated information on various tools, frameworks and standards into a database, the Tool Explorer, that allows users to search for tools based on their interest or needs.
There is a reasonable chance that foreign investment in the LNG project will not happen under current conditions. If the project does proceed, the government revenues it generates are unlikely to be transformative.