NO. 12/13


OPEC Secretariat Assesses Impact Of Proposed New Carbon And Energy Taxes

The following are extracts from a paper - entitled "EnvironmentalIssues: The Implications for OPEC" - which was submitted by the OPECSecretariat to the OPEC Workshop on the Environment, held in Vienna on 14-16October 1991. In these extracts the Secretariat paper examines the adverseimpact of alternative energy/carbon tax scenarios on the oil production andrevenues of member countries,...