Oil, Gas and Mining for Development

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.

Top photo: Gas pipeline construction in the Peruvian Andes. Jean Gaumy / MAGNUM