Oil & Gas Law (8/2011)

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Field Value
Extractive Sector Oil and Gas
Country Oman
Year 2011
Natural Resource Charter Precept Precept 2: Accountability and Transparency, Precept 3: Exploration and License Allocation, Precept 4: Taxation, Precept 6: Nationally Owned Resource Companies
Document Type Policy Document
RGI Sub-component Licensing
RGI Questions 1.1.9a: Is the government required to publicly disclose all signed licenses/contracts with extractive companies?,
1.1.3a: Is the government required to set pre-defined criteria by which companies become qualified to participate in a licensing process?,
1.1.5a: Following each licensing process, is the licensing authority required to disclose the list of companies that submitted license applications (in the case of a first-come, first served; or negotiation round) or bids (in the case of an auction)?,
1.2.6a: Is the government required to make all payments to the national treasury or deposit them into a national resource account, aside from amounts legally retained by SOEs?,
1.4.7a: Are there rules that govern how the SOE should select the buyers of its production?,
1.4.7b: Are there rules that determine the prices at which the SOE should sell its production?,
1.4.7d: Are there rules that require the SOE or government to publicly disclose information on the sale of production by the SOE?
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Publisher Sultanate of Oman Ministry of Oil & Gas
Author
Source or API link http://www.mog.gov.om/Portals/1/pdf/Oil-Gas-Law.pdf
Version 2017 Resource Governance Index
Maintainer Natural Resource Governance Institute
Maintainer Email Natural Resource Governance Institute