08/11/2005 Press release 21/2005: During the month of September 20.5 million standard cubic meters of oil equivalents (Sm3 o.e.) were produced. This is 1.6 million Sm3 o.e. higher than during September 2004.
The average daily production was about 2 541 000 barrels oil, about 259 000 barrels NGL and about 122 000 barrels condensate.
So far this year the total production is about 191.2 million Sm3 o.e. This is 4.2 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 October shows that average daily production is about 2.503 million barrels oil and 0.334 million barrels NGL and condensate. Final figures will be published in the beginning of December 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