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April 2007

08/06/2007 Press release 18/2007: The average daily production was about 2 374 000 barrels of oil, about 317 000 barrels of NGL and about 53 000 barrels of condensate, total of 2 744 000 barrels liquid. 

During the month of April 21.3 million standard cubic metres of oil equivalents (Sm3 o.e.) were produced. This is 1.3 million Sm3 o.e. higher than during April 2006.

Oil Gas Condensate NGL SUM
Period mill.Sm3 bill.Sm3 mill.Sm3 mill.Sm3 mill.Sm3o.e.
April 2007 11.3 8.3 0.3 1.5 21.3
April 2006 10.6 7.2 0.9 1.3 20.0
Differance 0.7 1.1 -0.6 0.2 1.3


So far this year the total production is about 83.4 million Sm3 o.e. This is 2.2 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-Apr 2007 45.2 31.3 1.1 5.8 83.4
Jan-Apr 2006 45.7 30.9 3.4 5.6 85.6
Difference -0.5 0.4 -2.3 0.2 -2.2


Preliminary production figures show an average daily production of about 2.199 million barrels of oil and 0.326 million barrels of NGL and condensate for May 2007. Final figures will be available in the beginning of July 2007.

Please note that updated production figures for the Norwegian continental shelf can be found at NPDS’s fact-pages. The overview shows complete history per field and total production per month and year.

Production of oil, NGL and condensate on the NCS 2005 - 2007
Production of oil, NGL and condensate on the NCS 2005 - 2007
(million bbls per day)


Contact in th NPD:
Rune Hult, telephone: +47 51 87 60 77 

Updated: 15/12/2009