Norway has increased its production output in November, according to the Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD).
The NPD recorded an average daily production of 2,153,000 barrels of oil, NGL and condensate. The figure is an increase of 37,000 barrels per day or approximately 2%.
Average daily liquids production in November was 1,739,000 barrels of oil, 380,000 barrels of NGL and 33,000 barrels of condensate. The oil production is about 9% above the oil production in November last year and is about 11% above the NPD’s prognosis for December 2016. The oil production is about 5% above the prognosis so far this year.
Total gas sales were 10.8 billion Sm3 (GSm3), which is the same as previous month.
The total petroleum production for the first eleven months in 2016 is about 211.8 million Sm3 oil equivalents (MSm3 o.e.), broken down as follows: about 85.6 MSm3 o.e. of oil, about 20.2 MSm3 o.e. of NGL and condensate and about 106.0 MSm3 o.e. of gas for sale.
The total volume is 2.9 MSm3 o.e. higher than in 2015. Final production figures from October 2016 show an average daily production of about 1.731 million barrels of oil, 0.384 million barrels of NGL and condensate and a total of 10.8 billion Sm3 saleable gas production.