Turkmenistan: Power, Politics and Petro-Authoritarianism

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Field Value
Extractive Sector Oil and Gas
Country Turkmenistan
Year 2016
Natural Resource Charter Precept Precept 1: Strategy, Consultation and Institutions, Precept 2: Accountability and Transparency, Precept 3: Exploration and License Allocation, Precept 4: Taxation, Precept 5: Local Effects, Precept 6: Nationally Owned Resource Companies, Precept 7: Revenue Distribution, Precept 8: Revenue Volatility, Precept 9: Government Spending
Document Type Report
RGI Sub-component Taxation
RGI Questions 1.2.1b: How up-to-date is the publicly disclosed data on the volume of extractive resource production?,
1.2.2a: Does the government publicly disclose data on the value of extractive resource exports?,
1.2.2b: How up-to-date is the publicly disclosed data on the value of extractive resource exports?,
1.1.10a: From 2015 onwards, has the government publicly disclosed signed licences/contracts?,
1.1b: Who is the licensing authority (i.e. who has the authority to grant exploration and extraction rights to companies)?,
1.1.6a: From 2015 onwards, and after each licensing process, did the licensing authority actually 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)?,
1.2a: What is the fiscal system for extractive resources?,
1.2.4a: Does the government publicly disclose data on the value of tax/payment receipts?,
1.2.4c: Is the most recent publicly available data on tax and payment receipts disaggregated by payment type?,
1.4a: What proportion of equity shares does the government own in extractive companies?,
1.4.2b: Does the SOE publicly disclose how much revenue it transfers to the government?,
1.4.9d: Does the SOE publicly disclose a list of its subsidiaries?,
1.4.8c: Does the SOE or government publicly disclose the date of the production sales executed by the SOE? ,
2.1.5a: Does the government publicly disclose the level of national debt?,
2.2a: Does the central government transfer extractive resource revenues to subnational governments?,
2.2b: Are there specific rules governing the transfer of extractive resource revenues (i.e. are these rules distinct from those governing other types of transfers)?,
2.3a: Does the country have a natural resource fund which is funded by extractive resource revenues?,
2.3b: If there are multiple natural resource funds, which is the largest?
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Publisher Chatham House
Author Annette Bohr
Source or API link https://www.chathamhouse.org/sites/files/chathamhouse/publications/research/2016-03-08-turkmenistan-bohr.pdf
Version 2017 Resource Governance Index
Maintainer Natural Resource Governance Institute
Maintainer Email Natural Resource Governance Institute