Production Performance of Oil & Natural Gas Sector for July, 2016

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Crude Oil

  1. Crude oil production[1] during July 2016 was 3077.40 TMT which is 0.39% and 1.81% lower than target and production achieved in July 2015 respectively. Cumulative crude oil production during April-July, 2016 was 12078.34 TMT which is 0.69% and 2.95% lower than target and production during corresponding period of last year respectively. Unit-wise and state-wise crude oil production is given at Annexure-I. Unit-wise crude oil production for the month of July, 2016 and cumulatively for the period April-July, 2016 vis-à-vis same period of last year has been shown in Table-1 and month-wise in Figure-1.

 

Table-1: Crude Oil Production (in TMT)

Oil Company Target July (Month) April-July (Cumulative)
2016-17 (Apr-Mar) 2016-17 2015-16 % over last year 2016-17 2015-16 % over last year
Target Prod. Prod. Target Prod. Prod.
ONGC 22766.00 1899.32 1867.77 1880.87 99.30 7442.90 7359.84 7455.31 98.72
OIL 3480.00 270.76 272.69 275.14 99.11 1068.94 1070.87 1112.12 96.29
PSC Fields 10839.32 919.52 936.94 978.14 95.79 3649.88 3647.63 3877.75 94.07
Total 37085.32 3089.60 3077.40 3134.15 98.19 12161.71 12078.34 12445.18 97.05

            *: Provisional

 

 

Figure-1: Monthly Crude Oil Production

 

Unit-wise production details with reasons for shortfall are given below:

 

1.1  Crude oil production by ONGC during July, 2016 was 1867.77 TMT which is 1.66% lower than the monthly target and 0.70% less when compared with July, 2015. Cumulative crude oil production during April-July, 2016 was 7359.84 TMT which is 1.12% lower than target for the period and 1.28% lower than the production during corresponding period of last year.  Reasons for shortfall in production in some fields are as under:

 

  • Natural decline from matured and marginal cluster fields
  • Maintenance of Mumbai-Uran Trunkline due to safety reasons
  • Assam: Less than envisaged production from new wells, producing wells becoming sick, power shutdown & less gas injection pressure.
  • Rajahmundry: Closure of 24 wells due to repair / replacement of Kadali-Tatipaka & Endamuru-Oduru GAIL pipelines. Decline in flowing pressure of self-flowing wells in Malleshwaram field. Increase in water cut in Gopavaram field.
  • Cauvery: Less than envisaged production from Kamlapuram.

 

1.2     Crude oil production by OIL during July, 2016 was 272.69 TMT which is 0.71% higher than monthly target and 0.89% less than production in July 2015. Cumulative crude oil production during April-July, 2016 was 1070.87 TMT which is 0.18% higher than target for the period but 3.71% lower than the production during corresponding period of last year. Reasons for shortfall in production are as under:

 

  • Less than planned contribution from old well
  • Rise in water cut in wells of Greater Hapjan, Bhogpara & Greater Chandmari fields
  • Loss in production due to bandhs and blockades by various Organisations

 

1.3    Crude oil production by Pvt. /JVs during July 2016 was 936.94 TMT which is 1.90% higher than the monthly target but 4.21% less when compared with July, 2015. Cumulative crude oil production during April-July, 2016 was 3647.63 TMT which is 0.06% lower than target for the period and 5.93% lower than the production during corresponding period of last year. Reasons for shortfall in production are as under:

 

  • Natural Decline in Ravva, CB-OS/2 and Panna-Mukta
  • Closure of one well in MA and one well in D1D3 field

Natural Gas

  1. Natural gas production during July 2016 was 2704.65 MMSCM which is 2.76% lower than the target for the month but 3.27% higher than the production in July 2015. Cumulative natural gas production during April-July, 2016 was 10449.30 MMSCM which is 2.85% lower than target for the period and 3.80% lower than the production during corresponding period of last year. Unit-wise and state-wise natural gas production is given at Annexure-II. Unit-wise natural gas production for the month of July, 2016 and cumulatively for the period April-July, 2016 vis-à-vis same period of last year has been shown in Table-2 and month-wise in Figure-2.

 

            Table-2: Natural Gas Production (MMSCM)

Oil Company Target July (Month) April-July (Cumulative)
2016-17 (Apr-Mar) 2016-17 2015-16 % over last year 2016-17 2015-16 % over last year
Target Prod. Prod. Target Prod. Prod.
ONGC 22743.43 1855.79 1823.73 1684.81 108.25 7086.84 6996.14 7166.68 97.62
OIL 2950.03 260.61 256.12 232.59 110.12 1008.77 986.83 874.23 112.88
PSC Fields 8425.44 665.06 624.80 701.69 89.04 2660.12 2466.33 2821.52 87.41
Total 34118.90 2781.46 2704.65 2619.08 103.27 10755.72 10449.30 10862.42 96.20

*: Provisional

 

Figure-2: Monthly Natural Gas Production

 

2.1      Natural gas production by ONGC during July, 2016 was 1823.73 MMSCM which is 1.73% lower than the monthly target but 8.25% higher when compared with July 2015. Cumulative natural gas production during April-July, 2016 was 6996.14 MMSCM which is 1.28% lower than the cumulative target and 2.38% lower than the production during the corresponding period of last year. Reasons for shortfall in production are as under:

  • Offshore: Natural decline from Bassein field and restricted withdrawal    of gas by GAIL in EOA
  • Ankleshwar: Closure of wells in Gandhar / North Gandhar fields due to pipeline repairs by M/s. GAIL
  • Karaikal : Less off-take by GAIL consumers

 

2.2           Natural gas production by OIL during July, 2016 was 256.12 MMSCM which is 1.73% lower than the monthly target but 10.12% higher than July 2015. Cumulative natural gas production during April-July, 2016 was 986.83 MMSCM which is 2.17% lower than the cumulative target but 12.88% higher than the production during the corresponding period of last year. Reasons for shortfall in production are as under:

 

  • NTPS: due to shutdown of GT#2 and GT#5 and load evacuation problem.
  • Loss in production due to water loading problem in a few wells.
  • Disruption in gas supply due to blockade and restricted browser movement in Deohal area.
  • Unscheduled shutdown by IOCL (AOD) for maintenance.

 

2.3      Natural gas production by Pvt. /JVs during July 2016 was 624.80 MMSCM which is 6.05% lower than the monthly target and 10.96% less when compared with July, 2015. Cumulative natural gas production during April-July, 2016 was 2466.33 MMSCM which is 7.28% lower than the cumulative target and 12.59% lower than the production during the corresponding period of last year. Reasons for shortfall in production are as under:

  • Underperformance of KG-OSN-2001/3, RJ-ON/6
  • Underperformance of Raniganj East, Sohagpur West & Raniganj South CBM blocks
  • Closure of one well in KG-DWN-98/3
  • Natural decline in PY-1
  • Water loading and sand ingress in Kharsang wells.

 

Refinery Production (in terms of Crude oil processed)

 

3          Refinery production during July, 2016 was 21220.94 TMT which is 9.19% higher than the target for the month and 13.67% higher than the production during corresponding period of last year. Cumulative production during April-July, 2016 was 81494.12 TMT which is 3.60% higher than the target for the period and 8.74% higher than the production during corresponding period of last year. Unit-wise production is given at Annexure-III. Unit-wise production for the month of July, 2016 and cumulatively for the period April-July, 2016 vis-à-vis same period of last year has been shown in Table-3 and month-wise in Figure-3.

 

 

            Table 3: Refinery Production (TMT)

Oil Company Target July (Month) April-July (Cumulative)
2016-17 (Apr-Mar) 2016-17 2015-16 % over last year 2016-17 2015-16 % over last year
Target Prod. Prod. Target Prod. Prod.
A. Public         Sector 134065.14 11115.83 11811.69 10053.77 824.81 44731.78 45614.25 40642.18 828.40
IOCL 64299.99 5371.42 5685.86 4749.11 119.72 21224.38 21783.51 18317.17 118.92
BPCL 24999.95 2062.27 2133.17 2027.54 105.21 8161.51 8335.57 8109.11 102.79
HPCL 16500.42 1395.71 1420.68 1156.09 122.89 5778.58 5899.72 4913.91 120.06
CPCL 10250.20 951.11 996.21 756.43 131.70 3648.25 3638.85 3599.80 101.08
NRL 2669.99 231.37 236.90 252.56 93.80 911.07 924.58 665.63 138.90
MRPL 15300.00 1100.00 1331.96 1106.76 120.35 4995.00 5004.13 5017.57 99.73
ONGC 44.59 3.95 6.93 5.28 131.14 12.99 27.89 18.99 146.90
B. Joint Venture 15000.00 1321.02 1410.45 1553.20 90.81 5232.71 5836.50 5444.97 107.19
BORL 6000.00 525.00 501.85 631.08 79.52 2100.00 2184.22 1804.81 121.02
HMEL 9000.00 796.02 908.60 922.12 98.53 3132.71 3652.28 3640.16 100.33
C. Private Sector 89852.65 6997.19 7998.79 7061.52 113.27 28695.58 30043.37 28858.76 104.10
RIL 69561.01 5306.19 6238.53 5306.19 117.57 21931.61 23065.59 21931.61 105.17
EOL 20291.64 1691.00 1760.26 1755.33 100.28 6763.97 6977.78 6927.16 100.73
TOTAL (A+B+C) 238917.79 19434.03 21220.94 18668.48 113.67 78660.07 81494.12 74945.91 108.74

*: Provisional

 

Figure 3: Monthly Refinery Production

 

3.1         PSU Refineries’ production during July, 2016 was 11811.69 TMT which is 6.26% higher than the target for the month and 17.49% higher than the production achieved in the corresponding month of last year. Cumulative production during April-July, 2016 was 45614.25 TMT which is 1.97% higher than the target for the period and 12.23% higher than the production during corresponding period of last year. Reasons for shortfall of refinery production in some PSU refineries are as under:

  • IOCL, Guwahati & Digboi: Lower crude availability.
  • CPCL, CBR: Crude throughput lower than target due to planned shutdown.
  • NRL, Numaligarh: Lower availability of Assam crude.

 

3.2         Production in JV refineries during July, 2016 was 1410.45 TMT which is 6.77% higher than the target for the month but 9.19% lower than the production achieved in the corresponding month of last year. Cumulative production during April-July, 2016 was 5836.50 TMT which is 11.54% higher than the target for the period and 7.19% higher than the production during corresponding period of last year.

3.3       Production in private refineries during July, 2016 was 7998.79 TMT which is 14.31% higher than the target for the month and 13.27% higher than the production achieved in the corresponding month of last year. Cumulative production during April-July, 2016 was 30043.37 TMT which is 4.70% higher than the target for the period and 4.10% higher than the production during corresponding period of last year.

3.4       Refinery-wise details of the capacity utilization and production of petroleum products during the month of July, 2016 and cumulatively for the period April-July, 2016 vis-à-vis April, -July, 2015 are given at Annexures-IV and V respectively.