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August 2006

10/10/2006 Press release 31/2006: During the month of August 20.3 million standard cubic meters of oil equivalents (Sm3 o.e.) were produced. This is 0.3 million Sm3 o.e. lower than during August 2005.

The average daily production was about 2 251 000 barrels oil, about 295 000 barrels NGL and about 179 000 barrels condensate.


Oil Gas Condensate NGL Sum
Period mill.Sm3 bill.Sm3 mill.Sm3 mill.Sm3 mill.Sm3o.e.
August 2006 11.1 6.9 0.9 1.5 20.3
August 2005 12.4 6.3 0.7 1.3 20.6
Difference -1.3 0.6 0.2 0.2 -0.3


So far this year the total production is about 166.4 million Sm3 o.e. This is 4.4 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-Aug 2006 90.9 57.8 6.6 11.1 166.4
Jan-Aug 2005 99.6 55.2 5.7 10.3 170.8
Difference -8.7 2.6 0.9 0.8 -4.4
 

Preliminary production figures show an average daily production of about 2.253 million barrels oil and 0.356 million barrels NGL and condensate for September 2006. Final figures will be published in the beginning of November 2006.

So far this year, actual oil production is measured to be 1,7 percent less than predcited. However, liquid production is 0,7 percent higher than expected.

 

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 NPD'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: 17/12/2009