NPD Posts Petroleum Production Results for Norwegian Shelf



The average daily production was about 1,809,000 barrels of oil, about 258,000 barrels of NGL (Natural Gas Liquids) and about 81,000 barrels of condensate, in total of 2,148,000 barrels liquid.

In May 18.5 million standard cubic meters of oil equivalents (Sm3 o.e.) were produced. This is 1.5 million standard cubic meters less than in May 2008.

Period Oil (mill. Sm3) Gas (bill. Sm3) Condensate (mill. Sm3) NGL (mill. Sm3) SUM (mill. Sm.3 o.e.)
May 2009 8.9 7.9 0.4 1.3 18.5
May 2008 10.5 7.7 0.3 1.5 19.9
Difference -1.5 0.2 0.1 -0.2 -1.5

Several fields have been partly closed due to planned maintenance in May. Production from Valhall and Hod have been closed the whole month due to corrosion problems.

So far this year the average daily production has been about 2.0 million barrels of oil and the total liquid production about 2.4 million barrels. The total production so far is about 104.3 million Sm3 o.e. This is 0.2 million Sm3 o.e. more than in the same period last year.

Period Oil (mill. Sm3) Gas (bill. Sm3) Condensate (mill. Sm3) NGL (mill. Sm3) SUM (mill. Sm.3 o.e.)
Jan-May 2009 49.0 46.4 2.0 6.8 104.3
Jan-May 2008 51.0 44.1 1.8 7.2 104.1
Difference -2.0 2.3 0.2 -0.4 0.2

Preliminary production figures for June 2009 show an average daily production of about 1.780 million barrels of oil and 0.303 million barrels of NGL and condensate and a total of 7.0 billion Sm3 net gas production in June.

Several fields have been partly closed due to planned maintenance in June.

Final figures will be available in the beginning of August 2009.
 


 


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