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July 2008

11/09/2008 Press release 49/2008: The average daily production was about 2 227 000 barrels of oil, about 301 000 barrels of NGL (Natural Gas Liquids) and about 75 000 barrels of condensate, a total of 2 603 000 barrels of liquid.

In July 20.4 million standard cubic metres of oil equivalents (Sm3 o.e.) were produced. This is 1.1 million Sm3 o.e. higher than in July 2007.


Oil Gas Condensate NGL SUM
Period mill.Sm3 bill.Sm3 mill.Sm3 mill.Sm3 mill.Sm3o.e.
July 2008 11.0  7.6  0.4  1.5  20.4 
July 2007 11.2  6.5  0.2  1.4  19.3 
Difference -0.2  1.1  0.2  0.1  1.1 

 

Production from Norne, Urd and Snøhvit fields have been partly closed due to planned maintenance in July.

So far this year the average daily production has been just above 2.1 million barrels of oil and a total of 2.5 million barrels of liquid. The total production is about 142.5 million Sm3 o.e. This is 4.6 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-Jul 71.4  58.7  2.4  9.9  142.5 
Jan-Jul 75.8  50.4  1.9  9.7  137.8 
Difference -4.4  8.3  0.6  0.2  4.6 
 

Preliminary production figures for August 2008 show an average daily production of about 1.950 million barrels of oil and 0.319 million barrels of NGL and condensate.

Norne, Urd, Kvitebjørn and Glitne fields have been partly closed due to planned maintenance in August. Vilje started production on the first of August.

Final figures will be available in the beginning of October 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