Preliminary production figures for April 2021 show an average daily production of 2 008 000 barrels of oil, NGL and condensate.
Total gas sales were 9.2 billion Sm3 (GSm3), which is a decrease of 0.6 GSm3 from the previous month.
Average daily liquids production in April was: 1 725 000 barrels of oil, 270 000 barrels of NGL and 13 000 barrels of condensate.
Oil production in April is 3.2 percent higher than the NPD’s forecast, and 0.7 percent higher than the forecast so far this year.
Production April 2021
Oil production 2021
Liquid production 2021
Gas production 2021
The total petroleum production for the first four months in 2021 is about 78.0 million Sm3 oil equivalents (MSm3 o.e.), broken down as follows: about 33.8 MSm3 o.e. of oil, about 5.9 MSm3 o.e. of NGL and condensate and about 38.3 MSm3 o.e. of gas for sale.
The total volume is 1.7 MSm3 o.e. lower than in 2020.
The Ministry of Petroleum and Energy has announced a temporary appointment, naming Torgeir Stordal (60) as Director General of the NPD from 30 June and until a new Director General of the NPD is hired.