The Iranian Buyback Model and Its Efficiency in the International Petroleum Market - A Legal View
Article from: OGEL 1 (2009), in Middle East, Buy Back Contracts
The Iranian Government has used "Buy-back" as one of its most favoured methods to attract investment in the upstream oil and gas industry. There are certain reasons for adopting this specific model in Iran. This Article tries to clarify the main features and aspects of this contract model but with a view to such reasons and causes. In the absence of a clear understanding about those reasons any analysis on the Buy-back model hence any recommendation for its improvement would not be of realistic value. We are trying to answer the following questions through this ...