January 2019

19/02/2019 Preliminary production figures for January 2019 show an average daily production of 1 822 000 barrels of oil, NGL and condensate, which is a decrease of 30 000 barrels per day compared to December.

Total gas sales were 11.2 billion Sm3 (GSm3), which is an increase of 0.5 GSm3 from the previous month.

Average daily liquids production in January was: 1 460 000 barrels of oil, 333 000 barrels of NGL and 28 000 barrels of condensate.

Oil production is approx. 0.5 percent lower than the NPD’s forecast.

Production January 2019
Production Januray 2019

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The total petroleum production in January 2019 is about 20.2 million Sm3 oil equivalents (MSm3 o.e.), broken down as follows: about 7.2 MSm3 o.e. of oil, about 1.8 MSm3 o.e. of NGL and condensate and about 11.2 MSm3 o.e. of gas for sale.

The total volume is 1.0 MSm3 o.e. lower than in 2018.

Contact in the NPD
Rune Hult

Tel: +47 51 87 60 77

Updated: 13/03/2019

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