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Q2 maintenance saps Norway’s output

Extended shut-ins and reliability issues due to last summer’s Covid-related work postponements see NCS production slide

Norway’s gas production averaged just 264mn m³/d in June, one of the five lowest monthly figures across the last seven October-September Gas Years, according to the latest data from the Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD). Oil output recovered slightly from a slump seen in May, but also remained subdued. The NPD cites “technical problems and maintenance work on some fields” as the driver for lower volumes. Norwegian continental shelf (NCS) producers have flagged that last summer’s cancellation of some planned maintenance—either due to logistical challenges posed by the pandemic or to conserve cash—has led to longer workovers this summer and to less reliability. June’s gas production was

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