Production figures December 2022

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20/01/2023 Preliminary production figures for December 2022 show an average daily production of 1 983 000 barrels of oil, NGL and condensate.

Total gas sales were 11.1 billion Sm3 (GSm3), which is an increase of 0.7 (GSm3) to the previous month.

Average daily liquids production in December was: 1 773 000 barrels of oil, 191 000 barrels of NGL and 19 000 barrels of condensate.

Oil production in December is 9.7 percent lower than the NPD’s forecast and 6.1 percent lower than the forecast so far this year.

The forecasts for gas and NGL have been updated in line with the Governments prognosis for production in the revised national budget.

Production figures December 2022

Oil
mill bbl/day
Sum liquid
mill bbl/day
Gas
MSm³/day
Total
MSm³ o.e/day
Production December 2022 1.773 1.983 358.6 0.674
 
Forecast for December 2022 1.965 2.231 352.9 0.708
Deviation from forecast -0.192 -0.248 5.7 -0.034
Deviation from forecaset in % -9.8 % -11.1 % 1.6 % -4.8 %
 
Production November 2022 1.749 1.971 345 0.658
Deviation from November 2022 0.024 0.012 13.6 0.016
Deviation in % from November 2022 1.4 % 0.6 % 3.9 % 2.4 %
 
Production December 2021 1.849 2.091 354.8 0.687
Deviation from December 2021 -0.076 -0.108 3.8 -0.013
Deviation in % from December 2021 -4.1 % -5.2 % 1.1 % -1.9 %

Oil production December 2022

Liquid production December 2022

Gas production December 2022

The total petroleum production in 2022 was about 233,8 million Sm3 oil equivalents (MSm3 o.e.), broken down as follows: about 97.8 MSm3 o.e. of oil, about 12.2 MSm3 o.e. of NGL and condensate and about 123.7 MSm3 o.e. of gas for sale.

The total volume was 1.1 MSm3 o.e. higher than in 2021.

Contact

Ola Anders Skauby

Director Communication, public affairs and emergency response

Tel: +47 905 98 519

Updated: 20/01/2023