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December 2006

07/02/2007 Press release 6/2007: During the month of December 22.6 million standard cubic meters of oil equivalents (Sm3 o.e.) were produced. This is 0.5 million Sm3 o.e. lower than during December 2005.

The average daily production was about 2 448 000 barrels oil, about 322 000 barrels NGL (Natural Gas Liquids) and about 60 000 barrels condensate.

Oil Gas Condensate NGL SUM
Period mill.Sm3 bill.Sm3 mill.Sm3 mill.Sm3 mill.Sm3o.e.
December 2006 12.1 8.7 0.3 1.6 22.6
December 2005 12.4 8.4 0.8 1.6 23.1
Difference 0.3 0.3 -0.5 0.0 -0.5



The total production in 2006 was about 248.8 million Sm3 o.e. This is 8.4 million Sm3 o.e. less than 2005.

 

Oil Gas Condensate NGL SUM
Period mill.Sm3 bill.Sm3 mill.Sm3 mill.Sm3 mill.Sm3o.e.
Jan-Dec 2006 136.6 87.6 8.0 16.7 248.8
Jan-Dec 2005 148.1 85.0 8.4 15.7 257.2
Difference -11.6 2.6 -0.4 1.0 -8.4

Preliminary production figures show an average daily production of about 2.419 million barrels oil and 0.364 million barrels NGL and condensate for January 2007. Final figures will be published in the beginning of March 2007.

 

Production of oil, NGL and condensate on the NCS 2005-2007


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.


Contact in the NPD:
Rune Hult, tel. + 47 51 87 60 77

 

Updated: 16/12/2009