NPD releases December 2021 production figures

Source: press release, 20 January 2022

Oil production in 2021 (illustration: NPD)
Oil production in 2021 (illustration: NPD)

The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD) reports that preliminary production figures for December 2021 show an average daily production of 2,108,000 barrels of oil, NGL and condensate

Total gas sales were 10.9 billion Sm3 (GSm3), which is an increase of 0.5 GSm3 from the previous month.

Average daily liquids production in December was: 1,841,000 barrels of oil, 258,000 barrels of NGL and 9,000 barrels of condensate.

Oil production in December is 0.2% lower than the NPD’s forecast, and 0.4% higher than the forecast so far this year.

The total petroleum production in 2021 is about 232,8 million Sm3 oil equivalents (MSm3 o.e.), broken down as follows: about 102.3 MSm3 o.e. of oil, about 15.2 MSm3 o.e. of NGL and condensate and about 115.2 MSm3 o.e. of gas for sale.

The total volume is 4.0 higher than the 2020-figures.