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Shell’s footprint

Shell has been present in Uruguay since the acquisition of BG Group in 2016. BG (Uruguay) S.A. (BGU), a wholly owned Shell subsidiary, provides technical services and advice to Gasoducto Cruz del Sur S.A. under the concession agreement for the construction and operation of a pipeline between Punta Lara (Argentina) and Montevideo (Uruguay). In 2017, BGU agreed to relinquish three offshore exploration blocks to the Uruguayan government.

Country financial analysis

The statutory corporate income tax rate in Uruguay is 25%. In 2021, BGU carried forward losses to offset 2021 profits. The offset resulted in no tax being due in 2021. However, Uruguayan law levies a minimum amount of corporate income tax which BGU paid.

Corporate income tax
This is a direct tax imposed on companies’ profits. It is sometimes levied at a national level but can also be levied on a state or local basis.
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