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August 2007

09/10/2007 Press release 38/2007: The average daily production was about 2 077 000 barrels of oil, about 270 000 barrels of NGL (Natural Gas Liquids) and about 57 000 barrels of condensate, in total of 2 405 000 barrels liquid.

During the month of August 18.4 million standard cubic metres of oil equivalents (Sm3 o.e.) were produced. This is 2.0 million Sm3 o.e. lower than during August 2006.


Oil Gas Condensate NGL SUM
Period mill.Sm3 bill.Sm3 mill.Sm3 mill.Sm3 mill.Sm3o.e.
August 2007 10.2 6.5 0.3 1.3 18.4
August 2006 11.0 7.0 0.9 1.4 20.4
Difference -0.8 -0.5 -0.6 -0.1 -2.0
 

So far this year the average daily production has been just above 2.2 million barrels of oil. The total production is about 156.2 million Sm3 o.e. This is 10.3 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 2007 86.0 56.9 2.1 11.1 156.2
Jan-Aug 2006 90.9 57.9 6.6 11.1 166.5
Difference -4.9 -1.0 -4.5 0.0 -10.3


Preliminary production figures show an average daily production of about 2.179 million barrels of oil and 0.268 million barrels of NGL and condensate for September 2007. Final figures will be available in the beginning of November 2007.

Please note that updated production figures for the Norwegian continental shelf can be found at NPD’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 the NPD:
Rune Hult, tel. +47 51 87 60 77

Updated: 15/12/2009