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Oil Market Outlook in Tunisia, 2010

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GlobalData

Published Date : Oct 2010

Category :

Oilfield Equipment & Services

No. of Pages : 103 Pages


This profile is the essential source for top-level energy industry data and information. The report provides an overview of each of the key sub-segments of the energy industry in Tunisia. It details the market structure, regulatory environment, infrastructure and provides historical and forecasted statistics relating to the supply/demand balance for each of the key sub-segments. It also provides information relating to the crude oil assets (oil fields, refineries, pipelines and storage terminals) in Tunisia. The report compares the investment environment in Tunisia with other countries in the region. The profiles of the major companies operating in the crude oil sector in Tunisia together with the latest news and deals are also included in the report.

Scope

  • Historic and forecast data relating to production, consumption, imports, exports and reserves are provided for each industry sub-segment for the period 1996-2020.
  • Historical and forecast data and information for all the major oil fields, refineries, pipelines and storage terminals in Tunisia for the period 2000-2013.
  • Operator and equity details for major crude oil assets in Tunisia.
  • Key information relating to market regulations, key energy assets and the key companies operating in the Tunisias energy industry.
  • Information on the top companies in the Tunisia including business description, strategic analysis, and financial information.
  • Product and brand updates, strategy changes, R&D projects, corporate expansions and contractions and regulatory changes.
  • Key mergers and acquisitions, partnerships, private equity and venture capital investments, and IPOs.
Reasons to buy

  • Gain a strong understanding of the countrys energy market.
  • Facilitate market analysis and forecasting of future industry trends.
  • Facilitate decision making on the basis of strong historic and forecast production, reserves and capacity data.
  • Assess your competitors major crude oil assets and their performance.
  • Analyze the latest news and financial deals in the oil sector of each country.
  • Develop strategies based on the latest operational, financial, and regulatory events. 
  • Do deals with an understanding of how competitors are financed, and the mergers and partnerships that have shaped the market.
  • Identify and analyze the strengths and weaknesses of the leading companies in the country.
Table Of Content

1 Table Of Contents 2
1.1 List of Tables 7
1.2 List of Figures 9

2 Tunisia Energy Sector 10
2.1 Tunisia Energy Sector, Market Overview 10
2.2 Tunisia Energy Sector, Crude Oil 11
2.2.1 Tunisia Crude Oil, Overview 11
2.2.2 Tunisia Crude Oil, Supply and Demand Balance 11
2.2.3 Tunisia Crude Oil, Regulatory Structure 17
2.2.4 Tunisia Crude Oil, Infrastructure 17

3 Tunisia Oil Upstream Investment Environment Benchmarking 19
3.1 Introduction 19
3.2 The Overall Ranking 19
3.3 Upstream Fiscal Attractiveness 19
3.3.1 Maximum Government Take Index 21
3.3.2 Fiscal Flexibility 21
3.3.3 Maximum State Participation 21
3.3.4 Maximum Domestic Market Obligation 21
3.4 Oil Sector Performance 21
3.4.1 Exploration Activity 23
3.4.2 Oil Production 24
3.4.3 Oil Reserves 24
3.4.4 Oil Consumption 24
3.4.5 Refining Industry 25
3.5 Economic Performance 25
3.5.1 GDP Growth Index 26
3.5.2 FDI Confidence Index 26
3.5.3 Balance of Trade Index 27
3.6 Socio-Political Performance 27
3.6.1 Democracy Index 28
3.6.2 Governance Index 28

4 Tunisia Exploration and Production Sector 29
4.1 Tunisia Exploration and Production Sector, Country Snapshot 29
4.1.1 Tunisia Exploration and Production Sector, Key Data 29
4.1.2 Tunisia Exploration and Production Sector, Crude Oil Assets Map 29
4.2 Tunisia Exploration and Production Sector, Gross Crude Oil Production 30
4.2.1 Tunisia Exploration and Production Sector, Gross Crude Oil-Historical Production 30
4.2.2 Tunisia Exploration and Production Sector, Gross Crude Oil-Historical Production by Type 31
4.2.3 Tunisia Exploration and Production Sector, Gross Crude Oil Production by Assets 32
4.2.4 Tunisia Exploration and Production Sector, Gross Equity Weighted Crude Oil Production by Company 33
4.2.5 Tunisia Exploration and Production Oil Sector, Market Share based on Gross Equity Weighted Crude Oil Production 34
4.3 Tunisia Exploration and Production Sector, Gross Crude Oil Forecasts 35
4.3.1 Tunisia Exploration and Production Sector, Gross Crude Oil Forecasted Production 35
4.4 Tunisia Exploration And Production Sector, Crude Oil Asset Details 36
4.4.1 Tunisia Exploration And Production Sector, Active Crude Oil Asset Details 36
4.4.2 Tunisia Exploration and Production Sector, Planned Crude Oil Asset Details 37
4.5 Tunisia Exploration and Production Sector, Major Oil Discoveries 38
4.5.1 Tunisia Exploration and Production Sector, Number of Oil Discoveries, 2004- 2009 38
4.5.2 Tunisia Exploration And Production Sector, Oil Discovery Details 39
4.6 Tunisia Exploration and Production Sector, Recent Discoveries 39
4.6.1 Sep 07, 2010: ADX Energy Encounters Hydrocarbon Bearing Zones At Lambouka-1 Well, Offshore Tunisia 39
4.6.2 Aug 19, 2010: PA Resources Announces Oil Discovery At Jenein Center In Tunisia 40
4.6.3 Jun 16, 2010: OMV Announces Gas Discovery At Ritma-1 Exploration Well In Southern Tunisia 41
4.6.4 Jun 11, 2010: Cooper Energy Strikes Gas At Fuchsia-1 Well In Gulf Of Hammamet, Tunisia 41
4.7 Tunisia Exploration and Production Sector, Drilling and Production Updates 42
4.7.1 Sep 08, 2010: ADX Energy To Suspend Lambouka-1 Well, Offshore Tunisia 42
4.7.2 Aug 31, 2010: ADX Energy Updates On Lambouka-1 Well, Offshore Tunisia 42
4.7.3 Aug 27, 2010: ADX Energy Updates On Lambouka-1 Well, Offshore Tunisia 43
4.7.4 Aug 24, 2010: ADX Energy Updates On Lambouka-1 Well, Offshore Tunisia 43
4.7.5 Aug 19, 2010: ADX Energy Updates On Lambouka-1 Well, Offshore Tunisia 44

5 Tunisia FPSO Industry 45
5.1 Tunisia FPSO Industry, FPSO Capacity Details by Vessel 45
5.2 Tunisia FPSO Industry, FPSO Vessel Specifications 45

6 Tunisia Pipeline Sector 46
6.1 Tunisia Pipeline Sector, Key Data 46
6.2 Tunisia Pipeline Sector, An Overview 46
6.3 Tunisia Pipeline Sector, Comparision of Key Crude Oil Pipeline Companies 46
6.4 Tunisia Pipeline Sector, Comparision of Key Petroleum Product Pipeline Companies 47
6.5 Tunisia Pipeline Sector, Crude Oil Pipelines 48
6.6 Tunisia Pipeline Sector, Petroleum Product Pipelines 49

7 Tunisia Refining Sector 50
7.1 Tunisia Refining Sector, Key Data 50
7.2 Tunisia Refining Sector, An Overview 50
7.2.1 Tunisia Refining Sector, Total Refining Capacity 50
7.3 Tunisia Refining Sector, Capacity- Wise Market Share by Company 51
7.4 Tunisia Refining Sector, Crude Distillation Unit Capacity 52

8 Tunisia Oil and Chemicals Storage Sector 53
8.1 Tunisia Oil and Chemicals Storage Sector, Key Data 53
8.2 Tunisia Oil and Chemicals Storage Sector, An Overview 53
8.2.1 Tunisia Oil and Chemicals Storage Sector, Total Storage Capacity 53
8.3 Tunisia Oil and Chemicals Storage Sector, Capacity-Wise Market Share By Company 54
8.4 Tunisia Oil and Chemicals Storage Sector, Storage Capacity 55

9 Profile of Eni S.p.A. 56
9.1 Eni S.p.A., Key Information 56
9.2 Eni S.p.A., Company Overview 56
9.3 Eni S.p.A., Business Description 56
9.3.1 Business Overview 56
9.3.2 Engineering and Construction 57
9.3.3 Exploration & Production 58
9.3.4 Gas & Power 59
9.3.5 Others 61
9.3.6 Petrochemicals 61
9.3.7 Refining and Marketing 62
9.4 Eni S.p.A., SWOT Analysis 63
9.4.1 Overview 63
9.4.2 Eni S.p.A. Strengths 64
9.4.3 Eni S.p.A. Weaknesses 65
9.4.4 Eni S.p.A. Opportunities 66
9.4.5 Eni S.p.A. Threats 67

10 Profile of BG Group plc 69
10.1 BG Group plc, Key Information 69
10.2 BG Group plc, Company Overview 69
10.3 BG Group plc, Business Description 69
10.3.1 Business Overview 69
10.3.2 Exploration and Production 70
10.3.3 Exploration and Production 72
10.3.4 Liquefied Natural Gas 74
10.3.5 Power Generation 75
10.3.6 Transmission and Distribution 76
10.4 BG Group plc, SWOT Analysis 77
10.4.1 Overview 77
10.4.2 BG Group plc Strengths 78
10.4.3 BG Group plc Weaknesses 79
10.4.4 BG Group plc Opportunities 79
10.4.5 BG Group plc Threats 80

11 Profile of China National Petroleum Corporation 82
11.1 China National Petroleum Corporation, Key Information 82
11.2 China National Petroleum Corporation, Company Overview 82
11.3 China National Petroleum Corporation, Business Description 82
11.3.1 Business Overview 82
11.4 China National Petroleum Corporation, SWOT Analysis 84
11.4.1 Overview 84
11.4.2 China National Petroleum Corporation Strengths 85
11.4.3 China National Petroleum Corporation Weaknesses 86
11.4.4 China National Petroleum Corporation Opportunities 86
11.4.5 China National Petroleum Corporation Threats 87

12 Financial Deals Landscape 89
12.1 Detailed Deal Summary 89
12.1.1 Asset Transactions 89

13 Recent Developments 91
13.1 License Awards 91
13.1.1 Apr 09, 2010: Shell Secures Two Offshore Licenses In Tunisia 91
13.2 Strategy and Business Expansion 91
13.2.1 Apr 04, 2010: Shell To Review Downstream Businesses In 21 Countries In Africa 91
13.3 Other Significant Developments 92
13.3.1 Aug 27, 2010: Cygam Energy Updates On Tunisian And Italian Permits 92
13.3.2 Aug 26, 2010: Independent Resources Announces Spudding Of ST-4 Well In Tunisia 93
13.3.3 Aug 19, 2010: Candax Energy Updates On El Bibane Operations 93
13.3.4 Aug 18, 2010: PA Resources To Develop Didon North Field In Tunisia 94
13.3.5 Aug 03, 2010: Candax Energy Provides Operations Update 94
13.3.6 Jul 28, 2010: Winstar Resources Provides Update On Tunisian Operations 95
13.3.7 Jul 08, 2010: AfDB Signs $150 Million Loan Agreements With ETAP 96
13.3.8 Jun 21, 2010: Circle Oil Provides Operations Update 96
13.3.9 Jun 17, 2010: ADX Energy Commences Rig Mobilization For Lambouka-1 Well, Offshore Tunisia 98
13.3.10 Jun 15, 2010: Candax Energy Provides Chaal Permit Update 98
13.3.11 Jun 14, 2010: Candax Energy Commences Work-Over Program At Ezzaouia Field In Tunisia 99

14 Appendix 100
14.1 Methodology 100
14.1.1 Coverage 100
14.1.2 Secondary Research 101
14.1.3 Primary Research 101
14.1.4 Midstream Forecasts 102
14.1.5 Expert Panel Validation 102
14.2 Contact Us 103
14.3 About GlobalData 103
14.4 Disclaimer 103

List of Table


Table 1: Tunisia, Historic and Forecast Production and Consumption of Crude Oil, 1996-
2020 12
Table 2: Tunisia, Historic and Forecast Imports Of Petroleum Products, 1996-2020 14
Table 3: Tunisia, Historic Reserves of Crude Oil, 1996-2009 16
Table 4: North Africa, Investment Benchmarking, Overall Country Rankings, July 2010 19
Table 5: North Africa, Investment Benchmarking, Upstream Fiscal Attractiveness, July 2010 20
Table 6: North Africa, Investment Benchmarking, Oil Sector Performance, July 2010 21
Table 7: North Africa, Investment Benchmarking, Economic Performance, July 2010 25
Table 8: North Africa, Country Standings, Economic Performance, July 2010 25
Table 9: North Africa, Investment Benchmarking, Socio-Political Performance, July 2010 27
Table 10: North Africa, Country Standings, Socio-Political Performance, July 2010 27
Table 11: Tunisia, Crude Oil Key Statistics, 2009 29
Table 12: Tunisia, Total Gross Crude Oil Production (MMBBLs), 2002-2009 30
Table 13: Tunisia, Total Gross Crude Oil Production (MMBBLs) by Type, 2002- 2009 31
Table 14: Tunisia, Gross Crude Oil Production (MMBBLs), by Assets, 2002-2009 32
Table 15: Tunisia, Gross Equity Weighted Crude Oil Production by Company (MMBBLs), 2002-2009 33
Table 16: Tunisia, Market Share (%) based on Gross Equity Weighted Crude Oil Production, 2002-2009 34
Table 17: Tunisia, Gross Crude Oil Production (MMBBLs), Forecast by Assets, 2010- 2015 35
Table 18: Tunisia, Active Oil Field Asset Details 36
Table 19: Tunisia, Planned Oil Field Asset Details 37
Table 20: Tunisia, Number of Oil Discoveries, 2004-2009 38
Table 21: Tunisia, Oil Discovery Details, 2004-2009 39
Table 22: Tunisia FPSO Industry, FPSO Oil Production Capacities, 2009 45
Table 23: Tunisia FPSO Industry, FPSO Vessel Specifications, 2009 45
Table 24: Tunisia, Pipeline Key Statistics, 2009 46
Table 25: Tunisia, Crude Oil Pipeline Length by Company (Km), 2009 46
Table 26: Tunisia, Petroleum Product Pipeline Length by Company (Km), 2009 47
Table 27: Tunisia, Crude Oil Pipelines, 2009 48
Table 28: Tunisia, Petroleum Product Pipelines, 2009 49
Table 29: Tunisia, Refinery Key Statistics, 2009 50
Table 30: Tunisia, Total Refining Capacity (MMTPA), 2000- 2013 50
Table 31: Tunisia, Refining Capacity by Company (MMTPA), 2000-2013 51
Table 32: Tunisia, Crude Distillation Unit Capacity (MMTPA), 2000-2013 52
Table 33: Tunisia, Oil Storage Key Statistics, 2009 53
Table 34: Tunisia, Total Oil and Chemicals Storage Capacity (Thousand M3), 2000- 2013 53
Table 35: Tunisia, Oil and Chemicals Storage Capacity by Company (Thousand M3), 2000-2013 54
Table 36: Tunisia, Oil and Chemicals Storage Capacity (Thousand M3), 2000-2013 55
Table 37: Eni S.p.A., Key Facts 56
Table 38: Eni S.p.A., SWOT Analysis 64
Table 39: BG Group plc, Key Facts 69
Table 40: BG Group plc, SWOT Analysis 78
Table 41: China National Petroleum Corporation, Key Facts 82
Table 42: RAK Petroleum To Acquire 30% Stake In Hammamet License From Strom Ventures 89
Table 43: Madalena Ventures To Sell Its Stake In Remada Sud Permit In Tunisia 90

List of Chart


Figure 1: Tunisia, Energy Sector Split By Fuel Type, 2009 10
Figure 2: Tunisia, Crude Oil Production And Consumption (Thousand Barrels Per Day), 1996-2020 13
Figure 3: Tunisia, Imports Of Petroleum Products (Thousand Barrels Per Day), 1996-2020 15
Figure 4: Tunisia, Crude Oil Reserves (Million Barrels), 1996-2009 17
Figure 5: North Africa, Country Standings, Upstream Fiscal Attractiveness, July 2010 20
Figure 6: North Africa, Country Standings, Oil Sector Performance, by Reserves-Exploration & Production, July 2010 22
Figure 7: North Africa, Country Standings, Oil Sector Performance, by Production-Consumption & Refining, July 2010 23
Figure 8: North Africa, Country Standings, Exploration Blocks Awarded, July 2010 24
Figure 9: North Africa, Country Standings, Economic Performance, July 2010 26
Figure 10: North Africa, Country Standings, Socio-Political Performance, July 2010 28
Figure 11: Tunisia, Crude Oil Assets Map, 2009 29
Figure 12: Tunisia, Total Gross Crude Oil Production (MMBBLs), 2002-2009 30
Figure 13: Tunisia, Total Gross Crude Oil Production (MMBBLs) by Type, 2002-2009 31
Figure 14: Tunisia, Gross Equity Weighted Crude Oil Production by Company (MMBBLs), 2002-2009 33
Figure 15: Tunisia, Market Share (%) based on Gross Equity Weighted Crude Oil Production, 2009 34
Figure 16: Tunisia, Number of Oil Discoveries, 2004- 2009 38
Figure 17: Tunisia, Crude Oil Pipeline Length by Company (Km), 2009 47
Figure 18: Tunisia, Petroleum Product Pipeline Length by Company (Km), 2009 48
Figure 19: Tunisia, Total Refining Capacity (MMTPA), 2000- 2013 51
Figure 20: Tunisia, Total Oil and Chemicals Storage Capacity (Thousand M3), 2000- 2013 54
Figure 21: Tunisia, Oil and Chemicals Storage Capacity by Company (Thousand M3), 2000-2013 55

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