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January 2008

11/03/2008 Press release 17/2008: The average daily production was about 2 160 000 barrels of oil, about 302 000 barrels of NGL (Natural Gas Liquids) and about 69 000 barrels of condensate, in total of 2 531 000 barrels liquid.

During the month of January 21.7 million standard cubic metres of oil equivalents (Sm3 o.e.) were produced. This is the same as in January 2007.

Oil Gas Condensate NGL SUM
Period mill.Sm3 bill.Sm3 mill.Sm3 mill.Sm3 mill.Sm3o.e
January 2008 10.6 9.2 0.3 1.5 21.7
January 2007 11.7 8.1 0.3 1.5 21.7
Difference -1.1 1.1 0.0 0.0 0.0


Preliminary production figures for February 2008 show an average daily production of about 2.193 million barrels of oil and  0.350 million barrels of NGL and condensate.

Final figures will be available in the beginning of April 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: 14/12/2009