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July 2007

14/09/2007 Press release 33/2007: The average daily production was about 2 277 000 barrels of oil, about 279 000 barrels of NGL (Natural Gas Liquids) and about 50 000 barrels of condensate, in total of 2 606 000 barrels liquid.

During the month of July 20.0 million standard cubic metres of oil equivalents (Sm3 o.e.) were produced. This is 1.2 million Sm3 o.e. lower than during July 2006.

Oil Gas Condensate NGL SUM
Period mill.Sm3 bill.Sm3 mill.Sm3 mill.Sm3 mill.Sm3o.e.
July 2007 11.2 7.2 0.2 1.4 20.0
July 2006 11.7 7.0 0.9 1.5 21.2
Differense -0.5 0.2 -0.7 -0.1 -1.2


So far this year the total production is about 138.9 million Sm3 o.e. This is 7.2 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-July 2007 75.8 51.6 1.9 9.7 138.9
Jan-July 2006 79.8 50.9 5.8 9.6 146.1
Difference -4.0 0.7 -3.9 0.1 -7.2


Preliminary production figures show an average daily production of about 2.111 million barrels of oil and 0.319 million barrels of NGL and condensate for August 2007. Final figures will be available in the beginning of October 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 the NPD:
Rune Hult, tel. +47 51 87 60 77 

Updated: 15/12/2009