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April 2005

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.


Oil Gas Condensate NGL Sum
Period mill.Sm3 bill.Sm3 mill.Sm3 mill.Sm3 mill.Sm3o.e.
April 2005 12.9 7.5 0.8 1.3 22.5
April 2004 13.7 6.4 0.8 1.0 22.0
Difference -0.8 1.1 0.0 0,3 0.5


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.

Oil Gas Condensate NGL Sum
Period mill.Sm3 bill.Sm3 mill.Sm3 mill.Sm3 mill.Sm3o.e.
Jan-April 2005 50.8 30.2 2.9 5.4 89.3
Jan-April 2004 56.1 29.0 3.5 4.6 93.2
Difference -5.3 1.2 -0.6 0.8 -3.8


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.


 

Production graph

 

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.


Contact information
Rune Hult, telephone: 51 87 60 77 

Updated: 21/12/2009