Sable Offshore Energy Project

Status: In production

First gas: December 31, 1999

Field location: Scotian Shelf, 200 km (124 mi) off eastern coast of NS

Producing fields:
• Thebaud
• Venture
• North Triumph
• Alma
• South Venture

Discovery date:
Venture - 1979
Thebaud - 1972

Operator: ExxonMobil Canada

Project participants:
• ExxonMobil Canada (50.8%)
• Shell Canada Energy (31.3%)
• Imperial Oil Resources Limited (9%)
• Pengrowth Corporation (8.4%)        
• Mosbacher Operating Ltd. (0.5%)

Water depth: 20-80 m (65.6 – 262 ft)

Mode of development:

  • Central processing platform at Thebaud, with satellite platforms at Venture, North Triumph, Alma and South Venture
  • Dedicated accommodation platform at Thebaud
  • 200 km (124 mi) of interfield flowlines
  • 200 km (124 mi) of gathering lines from Thebaud to the onshore gas plant at Goldboro, NS
  • Natural Gas Liquids line from gas plant at Goldboro to fractionation plant at Point Tupper, NS
Normal production rate:
More than 400 mcf/day
In mid-2015, ExxonMobil issued an EOI for a harsh environment jack-up drilling unit to support plug and abandonment of 22 Sable wells during a multi-year campaign, with work commencing April 2017 and September 2018.  Several other EOIs to support Sable decommissioning were also issued at the same time.

For further information:
ExxonMobil Canada
Founder's Square
1701 Hollis St., Suite 102
Halifax, NS  B3J 3M8
Tel: 902-490-8900
Fax: 902-496-0958


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