10/06/2005 Press release 12/2005 During the month of April 22.5 million standard cubic meters of oil equivalents (Sm3 o.e.) were produced. This is 0.5 million Sm3 o.e. higher than during April 2004.
The average daily production was about 2 703 000 barrels oil, about 277 000 barrels NGL and about 161 000 barrels condensate.
So far this year the total production is about 89.3 million Sm3 o.e. This is 3.8 million Sm3 o.e. less than in the same period last year.
Production is lower due to production stoppage and technical problems on several fields.
Preliminary production figures for May shows an decrease in oil production. Average daily production is about 2.663 million barrels oil and 0.368 million barrels NGL and condensate. Final figures will be published in the beginning of July 2005.
Please note that the table with updated production figures for the Norwegian shelf has been moved to the NPDS's fact-pages. The overview shows complete history per field and total production per month and year.
Rune Hult, telephone: 51 87 60 77