March 2017

25/04/2017 Preliminary production figures for March 2017 show an average daily production of 2 145 000 barrels of oil, NGL and condensate, which is an increase of 63 000 barrels per day (approx. 3 percent) compared to February.

Total gas sales were 11.2 billion Sm3 (GSm3), which is an increase of 1.1 GSM3 from the previous month.

 

Oil production 2017

Oil production 2017


Average daily liquids production in March was: 1 734 000 barrels of oil, 380 000 barrels of NGL and 31 000 barrels of condensate. The oil production is about 8.0 percent above the oil production in March last year and is about 4.3 percent above the NPD’s prognosis for March 2017. The oil production is about 1.6 percent above the prognosis so far this year.

 

Liquid production 2017

Liquid production 2017

 

Gas production 2017

Gas production 2017

 

The total petroleum production for the first three months in 2017 is about 62.6 million Sm3 oil equivalents (MSm3 o.e.), broken down as follows: about 24.0 MSm3 o.e. of oil, about 5.9 MSm3 o.e. of NGL and condensate and about 32.8 MSm3 o.e. of gas for sale. The total volume is 0.3 MSm3 o.e. higher than in 2016.

Final production figures from February 2017 show an average daily production of about 1.668 million barrels of oil, 0.414 million barrels of NGL and condensate and a total of 10.1 billion Sm3 saleable gas production.

 

Contact in the NPD:

Rune Hult, tel. +47 51 87 60 77

Updated: 25/04/2017

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