Preliminary production figures for May 2021 show an average daily production of 1 860 000 barrels of oil, NGL and condensate.
Total gas sales were 8.7 billion Sm3 (GSm3), which is a decrease of 0.7 GSm3 from the previous month.
Average daily liquids production in May was: 1 654 000 barrels of oil, 195 000 barrels of NGL and 11 000 barrels of condensate.
Oil production in May is 4.0 percent higher than the NPD’s forecast, and 1.2 percent higher than the forecast so far this year.
Production May 2021
Oil production 2021
Liquid production 2021
Gas production 2021
The total petroleum production for the first five months in 2021 is about 96.0 million Sm3 oil equivalents (MSm3 o.e.), broken down as follows: about 41.9 MSm3 o.e. of oil, about 6.9 MSm3 o.e. of NGL and condensate and about 47.2 MSm3 o.e. of gas for sale.
The total volume is 2.0 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.