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Increased oil production, decreased gas production
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2014-11-21T10:00:00.000Z
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The production of oil, gas, NGL and condensate amounted to 158.4 million Sm3 o.e. in the first nine months of 2014.

Oil and gas activities, production (discontinued)Q3 2014

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Increased oil production, decreased gas production

The total petroleum production on the Norwegian continental shelf in the first nine months of 2014 amounted to 158.4 million Sm3 oil equivalents (oe). Compared to the same period in 2013, this equals an increase of 0.2 per cent. Production of oil increased, while production of gas decreased.

Total petroleum production, 1 000 Sm312
Year/quarterTotal deliveries of petroleum productsOilGasNGLCondensate
1Oil equivalents (o.e) is a term used to sum up volumes of oil. gas, NGL and condensate.
2Source: The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate
19731 8701 870000
198254 81728 52823 9602 28643
1992154 846123 99925 8344 95954
2002258 364173 64965 59411 7987 323
2012226 29489 197114 72317 7994 575
2013215 40484 948108 74617 7183 991
4th quarter 201258 02021 49230 9714 4061 151
1st quarter 201355 29420 85828 9834 516937
2nd quarter 201352 99320 92226 4194 671981
3rd quarter 201349 81920 45424 3274 0231 015
4th quarter 201356 48921 90529 0184 5081 058
1st quarter 201457 55922 13229 5114 943973
2nd quarter 201450 40120 39724 4864 4951 023
3rd quarter 201450 39721 64023 2474 3911 119
Figure 1. Total production of oil and natural gas. Q3

The total production of oil amounted to 64.2 million Sm3 o.e; an increase of 3.1 per cent or 1.9 million Sm3 o.e. There were 72 oil fields in production in the first nine months of 2014. The oil fields with the highest production were Troll, Ekofisk and Snorre.

Decreased gas production

In the first nine months of 2014, the gas production amounted to 77.2 million Sm3 o.e. This is a decrease of 2.5 million Sm3 o.e. or 3.1 per cent. The production of gas made up about 49 per cent of the total petroleum production. A total of 65 fields produced gas in the first nine months of 2014. The fields with the highest gas production were Troll, Ormen Lange and Åsgard.