Frequently used to signify the gas received by a Contractor in a Production Sharing Agreement to provide the profit in the operation. Normally the Contractor will receive Cost Gas to cover its costs and, after other minor provisions, the remaining gas will be split with the host government in agreed proportions. In some countries profit gas is also subject to income tax, in other jurisdictions the State Oil Company is assumed to pay the income tax liability of the contractor. The proportion of profit gas is adjusted depending on local practice. May be used to signify the totality of gas remaining after Cost Gas, Royalty and similar items, including therefore both the Government’s and the Contractor’s shares.