07/10/2005 Press release 20/2005 During the month of August 20.7 million standard cubic meters of oil equivalents (Sm3 o.e.) were produced. This is 2.8 million Sm3 o.e. (16 percent) higher than during August 2004.
The average daily production was about 2 509 000 barrels oil, about 267 000 barrels NGL and about 134 000 barrels condensate.
So far this year the total production is about 170.9 million Sm3 o.e. This is 5.6 million Sm3 o.e. (3 percent) 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 September shows steady production. Average daily production is about 2.571 million barrels oil and 0.350 million barrels NGL and condensate. Final figures will be published in the beginning of November 2005.
Please note that the table with updated production figures for the Norwegian shelf has been moved to the NPD's fact-pages. The overview shows complete history per field and total production per month and year.
Rune Hult, telephone: 51 87 60 77