Was the DSF Round "gamed"-II: Did the government hurriedly devolve responsibility?
Jul 19: The analysis shows that there are disincentives in the DSF model to produce optimally. 8Given that many winning companies lack the requisite antecedents, productive assets are merely being transferred from the NOCs to private hands, with only mild incumbent pressure on the winning bidders to deliver. 8The conclusion was that the government wanted to minimize administrative hurdles and the ominous monitoring of operations and costs that plagued earlier rounds. 8But bidders ended up "gaming" the bids by taking advantage of the intrinsic disadvantages woven in the DSF round. Click on Reports for more