PUBLICATIONS & DATABASES

Van Meurs Energy has three types of publications available:

  • A subscription to our legal database,
  • Extensive and detailed reports and studies that can be purchased and
  • Free documents.
Legal Database

The Legal Database contains the texts of more than 3300 documents, dealing with more than 160 countries . The database includes petroleum laws, regulations, contracts, concessions, licenses, information documents and PowerPoint presentations.. This database is searchable with key sentences. It is therefore the ideal database for any negotiations, arbitration and design of any petroleum legal documents. It provides a complete overview of the international petroleum industry practice as reflected in many documents.

Detailed Reports and Studies

Van Meurs Energy has produced the most detailed overview of the World Rating of Oil and Gas Terms existing commercially for purchase at this time. this is a detailed 6-volume study with detailed analysis and descriptions of fiscal terms. Volumes can be purchased individually. Please note that Volume 1 is out of print and no longer available.

New reports are prepared on a regular basis.

Free Documents

Van Meurs Energy regularly publishes free documents for the benefit of the petroleum industry about new bidding rounds, new fiscal concepts, new policy issues or other topics. See below for current free documents.