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April 2006

08/06/2006 Press release 16/2006: During the month of April 20.0 million  standard cubic meters of oil equivalents (Sm3 o.e.) were produced. This is 2.5 million Sm3 o.e. lower than during April 2005.

The average daily production was about 2 222 000 barrels oil, about 277 000 barrels NGL and about 185 000 barrels condensate.


Oil Gas Condensate NGL Sum
Period mill.Sm3 bill.Sm3 mill.Sm3 mill.Sm3 mill.Sm3o.e.
April 2006 10.6 7.2 0.9 1.3 20.0
April 2005 12.9 7.5 0.7 1.3 22.5
Difference -2.3 -0.3 0.0 0.0 -2.5


So far this year the total production is about 85.6 million Sm3 o.e. This is 3.7 million Sm3 o.e. less than in the same period last year.


Oil Gas Condensate NGL Sum
Period mill.Sm3 bill.Sm3 mill.Sm3 mill.Sm3 mill.Sm3o.e.
Jan-April 2006 45.7 30.9 3.4 5.6 85.6
Jan-April 2005 50.7 30.3 2.9 5.4 89.4
Difference -5.0 0.6 0.4 0.2 -3.7


Preliminary production figures show an average daily production of about 2.380 million barrels oil and 0.471 million barrels NGL and condensate for May 2006. Final figures will be published in the beginning of July 2006.

 

Production of oil on the NCS 2005-2006

Please note that the table with updated production figures for the Norwegian shelf has been moved to the NPDs 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: 17/12/2009