Regional Oil & Gas Production
Deep Panuke Project -
Deep Panuke, an EnCana lead project, is scheduled to begin producing natural gas by 2010. The field is located approximately 250km southeast of Halifax, Nova Scotia on the Scotian Shelf. The natural gas from Deep Panuke will be transported via subsea pipelines to Goldboro, Nova Scotia and then transported to markets via the Maritime Northeast Pipeline.
Hibernia Oil Field -
Hibernia, an offshore oil field located 315km southeast off the coast of St. John’s Newfoundland, is jointly operated by ExxonMobil Canada, Chevron Canada Resources, Petro Canada, Canada Hibernia Holding Corporation, Murphy Oil, and Statoil Hydro Canada Ltd. Discovered in 1979, its production platform was constructed in June 1997 and began production later that year. The gravity base structure (GBS), which remains fixed on the ocean floor, stands 111 meters and alone the platform stands 224 meters high. The Hibernia oil field produces 230,000 barrels of crude oil per day.
Hebron Oil Field -
Hebron oil field, which consists of the Hebron, Ben Nevis, and West Ben Nevis reservoirs, is located 350km southeast of St. John’s, Newfoundland, in the Jeanne d’Arc Basin. Hebron will be developed using a stand-alone gravity base structure which remains fixed to the ocean floor. Hebron is estimated to have 400-700 million barrels of recoverable resources. Oil production is set to commence in 2017.
Terra Nova Oil Field -
Terra Nova, an off shore oil field located 350 kilometres off the coast of Newfoundland and Labrador, is jointly operated by Petro-Canada, ExxonMobil Canada, Norsk Hydro Canada Oil & Gas, Husky Energy Operations, Murphy Oil Company, Mosbacher Operating Ltd., and Chevron Canada Resources. Discovered in 1984 by Petro-Canada it began operations in 2002 and is estimated to have a production capacity of 150,000 barrels of oil per day.
White Rose Oil Field -
White Rose, located approximately 350 km east of Saint John’s, Newfoundland, began oil production in November 2005. It uses a floating production, storage and offloading vessel, the SeaRose FPSO and produces approximately 120,000 to 125,000 barrels of oil per day.