Norway's March oil output was 0.7% lower than the Norwegian Petroleum Directorate's (NPD) forecast, and 0.2% below the forecast so far this year, the NPD announced on Wednesday.
Production decreased by 19,000 barrels per day compared to February, according to NPD's official figures.
Furthermore, the country's total gas sales for March saw a monthly increase of 800 million cubic meters compared to February to reach 9.8 billion cubic meters.
The Nordic country's daily production of oil, natural gas liquids and condensate amounted to about 2.09 billion barrels of oil equivalent for the month of March, according to the statement.
By Murat Temizer