Comparative Study of Oil Exploration and Development Regimes

Bain and Company and the Brazilian Law Firm of Tozzini Freire Advogados authored a multi-part comparative study of oil and gas production regimes around the world. The study was produced for Brazil’s National Bank for Economic and Social Development (Banco Nacional de Desenvolvimento Econômico e Social) to help Brazil design a scheme to develop its large offshore oil reserves. The study is published exclusively in Portuguese, but the charts and bibliographies will be useful to all. The study constitutes of the following 4 reports.

RELATÓRIO I – REGIMES JURÍDICO-REGULATÓRIOS E CONTRATUAIS DE E&P DE PETRÓLEO

Report 1: Legal and  Regulatory Arrangements and Contracts For Oil Exploration & Production

557 pages

RELATÓRIO II – FUNDOS FINANCEIROS BASEADOS EM RECEITAS DE PETRÓLEO E GÁS

Report 2:Financial Funds Based on Income from Oil and Gas Receipts  (Sovereign wealth funds, etc.)

170 pages

RELATÓRIO III – DESENVOLVIMENTO DA CADEIA PRODUTIVA DE PETRÓLEO E GÁS E INVESTIMENTOS EM E&P

Report 3: Development of the Chain of Production of Investments in Oil and Gas Exploration.

473 pages

ESTUDOS DE ALTERNATIVAS REGULATÓRIAS, INSTITUCIONAIS E FINANCEIRAS PARA A EXPLORAÇÃO EPRODUÇÃO DE PETRÓLEO E GÁS NATURAL E PARA O DESENVOLVIMENTO INDUSTRIAL DA CADEIA PRODUTIVA DE PETRÓLEO E GÁS NATURAL NO BRASIL

Studies of Regulatory Institutional and Financial Alternatives for Oil and Gas Exploration and the Development of the Chain of Production for Oil and Natural Gas in Brazil.

238 pages

All four reports are available full-text at:

http://www.tozzinifreire.com.br/portugues/Noticias/arquivos092009.php

http://www.tozzinifreire.com.br/portugues/Noticias/index.php

Hap tip to attorney Luiz Antonio Maia Espínola de Lemos who helped author the reports and posted them on the Tozzini Freire Web site. 

Muito obrigado!