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January 2010

10/03/2010 The average daily production was about 1 988 000 barrels of oil, 282 000 barrels of NGL (Natural Gas Liquids) and 72 000 barrels of condensate, in total 2 342 000 barrels liquid.

In January 22.2 million standard cubic metres of oil equivalents (Sm3 o.e.) were produced. This is 0.2 million standard cubic metres less than in January 2009.


Period mill.Sm3 bill.Sm3 mill.Sm3 mill.Sm3 mill.Sm3o.e.
January 2010 9.8 10.6 0.4 1.4 22.2
January 2009 10.4 10.3 0.4 1.3 22.4
Difference -0.6 0.3 0.0 0.1 0.2

Production from the Vale field was closed in January, due to technical problems.

Preliminary production figures for February 2010 show an average daily production of about 2.007 million barrels of oil, 0.326 million barrels of NGL and condensate and 9.7 billion Sm3 net gas .

Production from the Draugen field was reduced in February due to freezing problems.

Final figures will be available in the beginning of April 2010.

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 2007-2010

Production of oil, NGL and condensate on the NCS 2007-2010
million bbls per day

Contact in the Norwegian Petroleum Directorate:

Rune Hult, tel. +47 51 87 60 77

Updated: 22/01/2013