Alaska North Slope crude oil production averaged 556,470 barrels per day in November, up 4.15 percent from an October average of 534,307 bpd.
The largest month-over-month increase, 7.5 percent, was at the BP Exploration (Alaska)-operated Prudhoe Bay field, which averaged 321,125 bpd in November, up 22,398 bpd from the October average of 298,727 bpd.
Information is from the Alaska Department of Revenue’s Tax Division which reports North Slope oil production consolidated by major production centers.
The ConocoPhillips Alaska-operated Kuparuk River field averaged 137,555 bpd in November, up 1.5 percent, 2,039 bpd, from an October average of 135,516 bpd, while the ConocoPhillips-operated Alpine field averaged 59,837 bpd in November, down 1.9 percent, 1,181 bpd, from an October average of 61,018 bpd.
The BP-operated Lisburne field averaged 29,698 bpd in November, down 0.2 percent, 65 bpd, from an October average of 29,763 bpd, while the BP-operated Endicott field averaged 8,255 bpd in November, down 11 percent, 1,028 bpd, from an October average of 9,283 bpd.
See story in Dec. 8 issue, available online Friday, Dec. 6, at 11 a.m., at www.PetroleumNews.com