19/07/2005 Press release 13/2005 During the month of May 22.1 million standard cubic meters of oil equivalents (Sm3 o.e.) were produced. This is 0.1 million Sm3 o.e. lower than during May 2004.
The average daily production was about 2 649 000 barrels oil, about 239 000 barrels NGL and about 146 000 barrels condensate.
So far this year the total production is about 111.5 million Sm3 o.e. This is 3.9 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 June shows an decrease in oil production. Average daily production is about 2.292 million barrels oil and 0.289 million barrels NGL and condensate. Final figures will be published in the beginning of August 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