BASIN Database - Production

Production: Scotian Basin

Total Scotian Basin Production Graphs

Cohasset-Panuke

Rowan Gorilla I rig Canada's first commercial offshore oil was produced here in 1992. The project comprised two separate oil fields (Cohasset and Panuke) located about 8 kilometres apart some 40 kilometres southwest of Sable Island (offshore Nova Scotia). Over a seven year span, these fields produced over 7 million cubic metres (44 million barrels) of oil. Last production was in December 1999.

Sable Project

Galaxy II rig Phase one of the Sable Project consists of a number of gas fields (North Triumph, Thebaud & Venture) located near Sable Island. These fields are connected to a 200 kilometre subsea pipeline to the Nova Scotia mainland. From there, the gas is piped to New England. Lateral gas pipelines serve centres in the Maritimes. First production was in January 2000. The first Phase two field to be developed, Alma, began production in November 2003. The second Phase two field, South Venture, began production in December 2004. The Sable Project produces about one percent of Canada's total output of natural gas.

Deep Panuke

Deep Panuke Platform Deep Panuke, discovered in 1998, is the second offshore Nova Scotia natural gas development project. The reservoir is located in Jurassic carbonates, over 1000 metres below the now depleted Panuke oil field - which was in Cretaceous sandstones. Deep Panuke gas, produced from four wells, travels via subsea flowlines to an offshore platform where it is processed before being transported via a 175 kilometre subsea pipeline to shore. From there, the gas enters the existing Maritimes & Northeast Pipeline system for export to markets in eastern Canada and the New England states. First production was in August 2013.

Production: Jeanne d'Arc Basin

Total Jeanne d'Arc Basin Production Graphs

Hibernia

Hibernia Platform The Hibernia oil field, discovered in 1979, is located on the Grand Banks some 300 kilometres east of St. John's, Newfoundland. First production from the massive Hibernia Platform was in November 1997. To the end of December 2016, 117 wells have been drilled and over 159 million cubic metres (1001 million barrels) of oil have been produced.

Terra Nova

Terra Nova FPSO The Terra Nova project, the second offshore Newfoundland oil field to be produced, is located 35 kilometres southeast of Hibernia. This field, discovered in 1983, is being developed using a Floating Production Storage and Offloading vessel (FPSO). First production was in January 2002. To the end of December 2016, 53 wells have been drilled and over 62 million cubic metres (391 million barrels) of oil have been produced.

White Rose

Sea Rose FPSO The White Rose oil field, discovered in 1984, is the third offshore Newfoundland oil field to be produced. The field, located on the eastern margin of the Jeanne d'Arc Basin (approximately 50 kilometres east of Hibernia), consists of both oil and gas pools. First production was in November 2005, utilizing the SeaRose FPSO. The first satellite field, North Amethyst, began production in late May 2010. To the end of December 2016, 32 White Rose wells have been drilled and over 35 million cubic metres (223 million barrels) of oil have been produced. At the same time, 13 North Amethyst wells have been drilled and over 7 million cubic metres (45 million barrels) of oil have been produced.
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