Shell production from Sable was approximately 100 million cubic feet per day in 2010, accounting for 15 per cent of Shell Canada’s natural gas production. SOEP includes five producing offshore natural gas fields. Production from the first three fields (tier 1), Venture, Thebaud and North Triumph began on December 31, 1999. Development of the Tier 2, Alma gas field, came onstream at the end of 2003 and the South Venture field began production in late 2004.

Facilities include: 

  • production wells
  • offshore platforms
  • interfield pipelines
  • a major subsea pipeline to shore
  • a gas plant at Goldboro
  • a natural gas liquids (NGL) pipeline connecting the gas plant with the NGLs plant
  • a natural gas liquids plant at Point Tupper

The Sable Project is owned by ExxonMobil Canada (50.8%), Shell Canada (31.3%), Imperial Oil Resources (9%), Pengrowth Corporation (8.4%) and Mosbacher Operating Ltd. (0.5%).

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