p. Derivative financial instruments
A derivative liability that is linked to and must be settled by delivery of an unquoted equity instrument whose fair value cannot be reliably measured is measured at cost. The Company does not have any derivative liabilities.
Derivative financial instruments are measured at fair value through profit or loss. The Company does not currently have any derivative financial instruments.
A lease is classified as a finance lease whenever the terms of the lease transfer substantially all the risks and rewards incidental to ownership to the lessee. At the commencement of the lease term, the Company recognizes the finance lease as assets and liabilities in the statements of financial position at the lesser of the fair value of the leased property and the present value of the minimum lease payments. Any initial direct costs of the lessee are added to the amount recognised as an asset.
Subsequent to initial recognition, the asset is accounted for in accordance with the accounting policy applicable to that asset.
Minimum lease payments are apportioned between the finance charge and the reduction of the outstanding liability. The finance charge is allocated to each period during the lease term so as to produce a constant periodic rate of interest on the remaining balance of the liability. Finance charges are charged directly against income, unless they are directly attributable to qualifying assets, in which case they are capitalized in accordance with the Group's policy on borrowing costs. Contingent rents are charged as expenses in the periods in which they are incurred.
An operating lease is a lease other than a finance lease.
Lease payments under an operating lease are generally recognised as an expense on a straight-line basis over the lease term.
r. Decommissioning obligations
Certain production sharing contracts that the Company has entered into indicate an obligation for abandonment of wells and facilities including removal of all equipment and installations and site restoration, collectively termed decommissioning obligations. Provision is made for the estimated cost of decommissioning obligations for a well that has been drilled and for equipment or installations upon completion. The provision is capitalized in the relevant asset category.
The provision for decommissioning obligations is management's best estimate of the expenditure required to settle the present obligation at the end of the reporting period. The provision is calculated as the present value of the expenditures expected to be required to settle the obligation in the future, discounted using a risk-free rate. Subsequent to the initial measurement, the obligation is adjusted at the end of each period to reflect the passage of time and changes in the estimated future cash flows underlying the obligation. The increase in the provision due to the passage of time is recognized as finance costs whereas increases/decreases due to changes in the estimated future cash flows are capitalized. Actual costs incurred upon settlement of the decommissioning obligations are charged against the provision to the extent the provision was established.
s. Revenue recognition
Revenue resulting from the sale of oil, condensate and natural gas from properties in which the Company has an interest with other producers is recognized on the basis of the Company's working interest.
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