Code des Hydrocarbures et Règlement Des Hydrocarbures

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Sector Oil and Gas
Country Congo, the Democratic Republic of the
RGI Edition Year 2021
Topic Contract transparency and monitoring, Licensing and negotiation, Mandatory payment disclosure, Tax policy and revenue collection
Document Type PDF
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RGI Questions 1.1.3d: Is the licensing authority independent from the SOE?,
1.1.3a: Is the government required to set pre-defined criteria by which companies become qualified to participate in a licensing process?,
1.1.3b: Prior to each licensing process, is the licensing authority required to disclose a list of biddable terms or negotiable terms?,
1.1.3c: Prior to each license process, is the licensing authority required to disclose the rules governing the licensing process, such as auction or negotiation rules?,
1.1.10c: Who has the primary authority to monitor compliance with the operational aspects of licenses/contracts?,
1.2a: What is the fiscal system for extractive resources?,
1.2.5a: Do rules specify the income tax rate(s) applying to extractive companies? ,
1.2.5b: Do rules specify the royalty rate(s) applying to extractive companies?,
1.2.3a: Is the government required to publicly disclose data on payments from extractive companies to the government?
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