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April 2008

11/06/2008 Press release 31/2008: The average daily production was about 2 034 000 barrels of oil, about 278 000 barrels of NGL (Natural Gas Liquids) and about 77 000 barrels of condensate, a total of 2 390 000 barrels of liquid.

In April 19.9 million standard cubic metres of oil equivalents (Sm3 o.e.) were produced. This is 1.4 million Sm3 o.e. less than in April 2007.


Oil Gas Condensate NGL SUM
Period mill.Sm3 bill.Sm3 mill.Sm3 mill.Sm3 mill.Sm3o.e.
April 2008 9.7 8.5 0.4 1.3 19.9
April 2007 11.3 8.3 0.3 1.5 21.3
Difference -1.6 0.2 0.1 -0.2 -1.4
 

Statfjord C, Statfjord Nord , Statfjord Sør and Sygna were closed 21 days according to plan, Ula and Tambar fields were shut down for 8 days due to preparations for connections of a new gas module.

So far this year the average daily production has been just above 2.1 million barrels of oil. The total production is about 84.2 million Sm3 o.e. This is 0.8 million Sm3 o.e. higher 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 2008 40.6 36.5 1.4 5.7 84.2
Jan-Apr 2007 45.2 31.3 1.1 5.8 83.4
Difference -4.6 5.2 0.3 -0.1 0.8

 

Preliminary production figures for May 2008 show an average daily production of about 2.110 million barrels of oil and 0.371 million barrels of NGL and condensate.

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

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 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: 14/12/2009