20/08/2008 Press release 44/2008: The average daily production was about 1 941 000 barrels of oil, about 271 000 barrels of NGL (Natural Gas Liquids) and about 61 000 barrels of condensate, a total of 2 273 000 barrels of liquid.
In June 17.8 million standard cubic metres of oil equivalents (Sm3 o.e.) were produced. This is 1.7 million Sm3 o.e. higher than in June 2007.
Several fields have been partly closed due to planned maintenance in June and Snøhvit field was closed whole month according to plan.
So far this year the average daily production has been just above 2.1 million barrels of oil and a total of 2.4 million barrels of liquid. The total production is about 122.0 million Sm3 o.e. This is 3.5 million Sm3 o.e. higher than in the same period last year.
Preliminary production figures for July 2008 show an average daily production of about 2.190 million barrels of oil and 0.372 million barrels of NGL and condensate.
Norne and Urd have been partly closed due to planned maintenance in July.
Final figures will be available in the beginning of September 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
million bbls per day
Contact in the NPD:
Rune Hult, tel. +47 51 87 60 77