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Oil & Gas


Oil & Gas and the Research & Development Tax Credit


The oil and gas industry continues to perform activities related to research and development and should undoubtedly take advantage of the R&D Tax Credit. 


Whether a company is developing a subsea system, or working to improve development processes, it may qualify for this incentive.

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Examples of Eligible R&D Activities


  • Designing and developing offshore and subsea structures
  • Producing a design for refining oil and gas materials
  • Constructing water treatment plants and systems to treat wastewater
  • Creating the optimal solution for plugging and abandoning a wellhead
  • Developing software applications for internal or external use