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January 2009

11/03/2009 Press release 15/2009: The average daily production was about 2 108 000 barrels of oil, about 266 000 barrels of NGL (Natural Gas Liquids) and about 87 000 barrels of condensate, in total of 2 461 000 barrels liquid.

During the month of January 22.4 million standard cubic metres of oil equivalents (Sm3 o.e.) were produced. This is 0.7 million standard cubic metres more than in January 2008.

Oil

Gas

Condensate

NGL

SUM

Period mill.Sm3 bill.Sm3 mill.Sm3 mill.Sm3 mill.Sm3o.e.
January 2009

10.4 

10.3 

0.4 

1.3 

22.4 

January 2008

10.6 

9.2

0.3 

1.5   

21.7

Difference

-0.2 

1.1 

0.1 

-0.2 

0.7 


The Kvitebjørn field started production again on the 27th of January after having been closed down since August 2008.
Both Yttergryta and Rev fields started production during January.

Preliminary production figures for February 2009 show an average daily production of about 2.161 million barrels of oil and  0.340 million barrels of NGL and condensate and a total of 9.7 billion Sm3 net gas production in February.

Final figures will be available in the beginning of April 2009.

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 2006-2009


Production of oil, NGL and condensate on the NCS 2006-2009
million bbls per day

 

Contact in the NPD:
Rune Hult, tel. +47 51 87 60 77

Updated: 10/12/2009