March 2011

13/04/2011 Preliminary production figures for March 2011 indicate an average daily production of about 2 017 000 barrels of oil, NGL and condensate. This is a decrease of 167 000 barrels compared to February.

Gas production was about 10.2 billion Sm3, which is an increase of 0.7 billion Sm3 compared to the previous month.

 

Oil production 2011 

 

The average daily liquid production in March was: 1 729 000 barrels of oil, 209 000 barrels of NGL and 79 000 barrels of condensate.

Production from the Kristin and Tordis fields was closed periodically in March due to planned maintenance.

 

 Liquid production 2011


Total production for the first three months of 2011 is about 60.5 million Sm3 o.e. (MSm3 o.e.), broken down as follows: about 25.7 MSm3 o.e. of oil, about 4.7 MSm3 o.e. of NGL and condensate and about 30.1 MSm3 o.e. of gas. This is 3.6 MSm3 o.e. less than in the same period in 2010.

  

 Gas production 2011

 

Final production figures from February 2011 show an average daily production of about 1.832 million barrels of oil, 0.353 million barrels of NGL and condensate and a total of 9.5 billion Sm3 net gas production.

Preliminary production figures for April will be published in May 2011.


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

 

Updated: 13/04/2011

Latest news

Dry well east of the Ormen Lange field in the Norwegian Sea – 6306/9-1
17/01/2022 Lundin Energy Norway AS, operator of production licence 886, is in the process of concluding the drilling of wildcat well 6306/9-1.
Record-high revenues from the Norwegian shelf
13/01/2022 The combination of high production of oil and gas from a total of 94 fields, significant demand and high commodity prices led to a historically high level on the State's revenues from petroleum. Much of this is due to record-high gas prices.
Follow the livestream of The Shelf 2021
12/01/2022 Thursday, 13 January 2022 from 10:00 Director General Ingrid Sølvberg gives a summary of the Shelf in 2021.
Oil discovery near the Fram field in the North Sea – 35/10-7 S and 35/10-7 A
07/01/2022 Equinor Energy AS, operator of production licence 630, has concluded the drilling of wildcat well 35/10-7 S and appraisal well 35/10-7 A.
Drilling permit for wells 25/2-23 S, 25/2-23 A and 25/2-23 B
28/12/2021 The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD) has granted Aker BP ASA a drilling permit for wells 25/2-23 S, 25/2-23 A and 25/2-23 B, cf. Section 13 of the Resource Management Regulations.
Smarter use of data can increase value creation
21/12/2021 The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD) has taken an initiative to discuss with the industry which steps can be taken to increase value creation through better use of data.
Production figures November 2021
21/12/2021 Preliminary production figures for November 2021 show an average daily production of 1 999 000 barrels of oil, NGL and condensate.
Five companies want to store CO2
16/12/2021 The Ministry of Petroleum and Energy has received applications from five companies in connection with the announcement of two areas associated with injection and storage of CO2 on the Norwegian continental shelf.
Geobank will remain closed
14/12/2021 Due to increasing infection levels, Geobank will close starting from 15 December. This will initially apply until the end of the year.
FactMaps – operational
14/12/2021 FactMaps and related services are now operational again.