Sable Offshore Energy Project

Status: Permanently shut down

First gas: December 31, 1999

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

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:
While operating, more than 400 mcf/day.
 
Shut Down and Decommissioning:
The C-NLOPB announced in early January 2019 that production from all of Sable's project fields permanently ceased on Monday, December 31, 2018.  Well plugging and decommissioning activities will continue in 2019.

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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