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Only four new fields on the NCS have breakeven prices less than $40/bbl

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Rystad Energy’s research shows that out of the fields planned or under development on the Norwegian Continental Shelf (NCS), only four are profitable at the current oil price of $39/bbl. Some fields require a breakeven price of at least $70/bbl.  

Information about NCS fields’ breakeven prices can be found in this map:

The map, which updates automatically, shows the difference between the current oil price and the break-even price.



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About Rystad Energy

Rystad Energy is an independent oil and gas consulting services and business intelligence data firm offering global databases, strategy consulting and research products.

Rystad Energy’s headquarters are located in Oslo, Norway, with additional research teams in India. Further presence has been established in Norway (Stavanger), the UK (London), USA (New York & Houston), Russia (Moscow), Brazil (Rio de Janeiro), Africa as well as South East Asia.