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  • Third-party revenues


  • Related-party revenues


  • Total revenues


  • Profit before tax


  • Corporate income tax paid


  • Corporate income tax accrued


  • Stated capital


  • Accumulated earnings


  • Tangible assets


  • Other payments to governments

Shell's footprint

Shell has been active in Kuwait since 1948. In 2010, Shell Kuwait Exploration and Production B.V. and Kuwait Oil Company (KOC) signed an enhanced technical services agreement (ETSA) to jointly develop the Jurassic gas fields in the north of Kuwait. In 2016, Shell Kuwait Exploration and Production B.V. signed two additional ETSAs to provide services to KOC for the North Kuwait Heavy Oil Field and North Kuwait Conventional Oil Field. Shell provides technical and other support services to KOC. In 2018, Shell Global Solutions International B.V. signed an agreement with KOC to support enhanced oil recovery activities in the west of Kuwait.

Country financial analysis

The statutory corporate income tax rate in Kuwait is 15%. Corporate income tax is paid in arrears and relates to the tax liability for 2021 profits. The corporate income tax accrued amount is in respect of the profits for the year 2022.

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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Corporate income tax accrued
This is the amount of corporate income tax for 2022 recorded as current-year tax in Shell’s Consolidated Statement of Income. This also includes withholding tax accrued. It does not include prior-year adjustments, deferred tax or provisions for uncertain tax liabilities.
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