August 2018

18/09/2018 Preliminary production figures for August 2018 show an average daily production of 1 870 000 barrels of oil, NGL and condensate, which is a decrease of 42 000 barrels per day compared to July.

Total gas sales were 10.2 billion Sm3 (GSm3), which is a decrease of 0.4 GSM3 from the previous month.

Average daily liquids production in August was: 1 502 000 barrels of oil, 338 000 barrels of NGL and 30 000 barrels of condensate.

Oil production is approx. 0.2 percent lower than the NPD’s forecast for August, and about 3.5 percent below the forecast this year.

Production August 2018
Production August 2018

                  Oil production 2018
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Liquid production 2018
Liquid production 2018

Gas production 2018
Gas production 2018

The total petroleum production for the first eight months in 2018 is about 154.5 million Sm3 oil equivalents (MSm3 o.e.), broken down as follows: about 58.2 MSm3 o.e. of oil, about 14.4 MSm3 o.e. of NGL and condensate and about 81.9 MSm3 o.e. of gas for sale.

The total volume is 5.3 MSm3 o.e. lower than in 2017.

Contact in the NPD
Rune Hult

Tel: +47 51 87 60 77

Updated: 13/03/2019

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