OSLO, Nov 19 (Reuters) - Norway's petroleum output in
October rose from the previous month, exceeding official
forecasts, preliminary data from the Norwegian Petroleum
Directorate (NPD) showed on Friday.
Crude oil output increased to 1.82 million barrels per day
(bpd) in October from 1.77 million bpd in September, and
compared to the official forecast of 1.77 million, the NPD said.
Natural gas production in October also rose to 10.4 billion
cubic metres (bcm) from 8.9 bcm a month ago, above the forecast
of 10.3 bcm, it added.
(Reporting by Nerijus Adomaitis, editing by Terje Solsvik)