Decree Law No. 4 of 1977 on Preserving Petroleum Resources

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Field Value
Extractive Sector Oil and Gas
Country Qatar
Year 1977
Natural Resource Charter Precept Precept 2: Accountability and Transparency, Precept 3: Exploration and License Allocation, Precept 5: Local Effects, Precept 6: Nationally Owned Resource Companies, Precept 7: Revenue Distribution, Precept 9: Government Spending
Document Type Statute
RGI Sub-component Licensing
RGI Questions 1.1.9a: Is the government required to publicly disclose all signed licenses/contracts with extractive companies?,
1.4a: What proportion of equity shares does the government own in extractive companies?,
1.4.7a: Are there rules that govern how the SOE should select the buyers of its production?,
2.2c: Do rules specify that subnational governments of producing areas should receive a higher share of extractive resource revenues than those of non-producing areas?
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Publisher Qatar Legal Portal
Author
Source or API link http://www.almeezan.qa/LawPage.aspx?id=2716&language=en
Version 2017 Resource Governance Index
Maintainer Natural Resource Governance Institute
Maintainer Email Natural Resource Governance Institute