Norway’s oil production surged by nearly 100,000 b/d in December, to 2.08 million b/d, as the Johan Sverdrup field propelled a significant recovery in the country’s output, data from the Norwegian Petroleum Directorate on Friday showed. Receive daily email alerts, subscriber notes & personalize your experience. Register Now Of the total liquids output, crude production was up by 4.3% month on month and 17% from a year earlier at 1.76 million b/d. On an annual basis, Norwegian liquids production in 2019 was was down 6%, reflecting the steep drop in production from fields other than the giant Johan Sverdrup which came on stream in October. The 2.7 billion barrels field was said by state-controlled Equinor to be producing well over 300,000 b/d within six weeks of coming on line, and loadings of the crude are set to exceed 400,000 b/d in February. The International Energy Agency on […]