Alaska North Slope average daily production dropped 5.4 percent in April, pulled down by planned maintenance at Point McIntyre and a compressor seal replacement at Northstar.
ANS production averaged 988,945 barrels per day in April, down from 1,044,921 bpd in March.
Lisburne production — which includes Point McIntyre and Niakuk — dropped 32.6 percent from March to April, averaging 46,042 bpd in April compared to 68,323 bpd in March. The Alaska Department of Revenue said there was planned maintenance in the greater Point McIntyre area April 4-17.
At Northstar, down for compressor seal replacement April 14-25, average production was 45,156 bpd in April, down 28.3 percent from a March average of 62,966 bpd.
Production also dropped at Prudhoe Bay, averaging 494,795 bpd in April, a drop of 3.5 percent from March's 512,570 bpd. Alpine dropped just under 1 percent, averaging 104,047 bpd in April compared to 105,032 bpd in March. Milne Point had a similar decline, averaging 52,448 bpd in April, down from 52,916 bpd in March.
The production increased from March to April at two North Slope fields, Kuparuk River and Endicott. Kuparuk averaged 213,175 bpd in April, up less than half a percent from a March level of 212,393 bpd. Endicott was up 8.34 percent, averaging 33,282 bpd compared to 30,721 bpd in March.
Cook Inlet production averaged 29,255 bpd in April, up 4.9 percent from a March average of 27,882 bpd.