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December 2007

06/02/2008 Press release 9/2008:The average daily production was about 2 168 000 barrels of oil, about 298 000 barrels of NGL (Natural Gas Liquids) and about 67 000 barrels of condensate, in total of 2 532 000 barrels liquid.

During the month of December 21.5 million standard cubic metres of oil equivalents (Sm3 o.e.) were produced. This is 1.1 million Sm3 o.e. less than during December 2006.


Oil Gas Condensate NGL SUM
Period mill.Sm3 bill.Sm3 mill.Sm3 mill.Sm3 mill.Sm3o.e.
December 2007 10.7 9.0 0.3 1.5 21.5
December 2006 12.1 8.7 0.3 1.6 22.6
Difference -1.4 0.3 0.0 -0.1 -1.1

 

Production from the Snøhvit and Ormen Lange fields were shut down for 31 and 8 days due to technical problems.

In 2007 the average daily production has been just above 2.2 million barrels of oil. The total production is about 238.0 million Sm3 o.e. This is 10.8 million Sm3 o.e. less than in 2006.


Oil Gas Condensate NGL SUM
Period mill.Sm3 bill.Sm3 mill.Sm3 mill.Sm3 mill.Sm3o.e.
Jan-Dec 2007 128.3 89.7 3.5 16.6 238.0
Jan-Dec 2006 136.6 87.6 8.0 16.7 248.8
Difference -8.3 2.1 -4.5 -0.1 -10.8
 

Preliminary production figures for January 2008 show an average daily production of about 2.186 million barrels of oil and 0.358 million barrels of NGL and condensate.

Final figures will be available in the beginning of March 2008.

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 2006-2008

Production of oil, NGL and condensate on the NCS 2006-2008
(million bbls per day)


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

Updated: 15/12/2009