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Shell’s footprint

Oryx Caspian Pipeline, L.L.C., a Shell entity incorporated in the USA, has an interest in the Caspian Pipeline Consortium (CPC). CPC is a project to transport crude oil with the participation of public entities from Russia, Kazakhstan and other international oil companies. Oryx has a branch registered in Cyprus. In 2016, through its acquisition of BG Group, Shell acquired a UK-incorporated entity, BG Cyprus Limited, which has a branch in Cyprus. The entity holds an exploration and production licence in Cyprus but production has not yet commenced.

Country financial analysis

Cyprus has a statutory corporate income tax rate of 12.5%. In 2021, Oryx received its first dividend payment of around $21.3 million.

A branch is an office or business presence in a location other than where the corporate entity is established.
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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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After payment of costs and taxes, a company may choose to make a dividend payment to its shareholders as a return on their investment in the company. After payments of dividends, any remaining surplus is termed ‘retained earnings’ and is available for reinvestment into the business.
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