Six pockets of natural gas are located just off Sable Island in Nova
Scotia. Tests and initial drilling indicate that Sable Island is one of
the world's richest deposits. Here are the primary industry sites connected
with the $2 billion dollar Sable Offshore Energy project, with links to
employment, training, engineering and contracting firms.
Aboriginal Alliance of
The AAC is comprised of 25 Aboriginal firms in the construction, business
services, professional services and business wholesale/retail sectors.
AAC was established in 1999 to offer potential private and public sector
contractors in Atlantic Canada to the Sable Offshore Energy Project.
Goldboro Industrial Park
Goldboro, Nova Scotia is the mainland jumpoff point for the Sable natural
gas sub-sea pipeline and the SOEI $200 million dollar natural gas processing
plant. The industrial park promotes itself as '37 trillion cubic feet
The Great Ditch
of Nova Scotia
Ever wonder how a pipeline is laid? Here's a photographic tour of Nova
Scotia's 'great ditch' as followed by geologists with Nova Scotia Natural
Resources Minerals and Energy Branch. The 237 km trench, excavated to
host the Sable Island pipeline, exposes mineral deposits and buried forests.
Guysborough County Development
The onshore starting point of the SOEP is at Goldboro, Nova Scotia in
Guysborough County. Guysborough County Regional Development Authority
on the province's Eastern Shore offers a new industrial park with toll
free gas to attract corporate relocations and new industry.
New Brunswick, the province adjoining Nova Scotia, recognized at an early
stage that the Sable Offshore Energy Project could have a huge economic
impact. Here's the New Brunswick government's 'historical perspective'
with its goals for maximum benefit.
Maritimes and Northeast
The Canadian portion of the main pipeline stretches 650 kilometres from
Goldboro, Nova Scotia to St. Stephen, New Brunswick, and continues running
underground from the Maine border through New Hampshire and into Massachusetts.
MNNP - US Overview
Here's an overview of this historic, infrastructure project with a map
showing the pipeline from Goldboro, Nova Scotia to Dracut, Massachusetts.
The website of the offshore oil and gas industry, Offshore Technology
provides outlines of the 6 gas fields, and 28 projected production wells,
with links to approximately 25 approved suppliers to the project.
Oil and Gas Job Finder
Jobs in Atlantic Canada and Hibernia are more promising than ever before.
Oil Careers offers jobs from over 600 oil and gas companies and 26 projects
(check deadline on projects)
Sable Offshore Energy Project
The official site of the $2 billion Sable Offshore Energy Project provides
an overview of the project then and now, with information on health, safety,
the environment, benefits to Nova Scotians, links to its community event
sponsorship, as well as opportunities and procurement at SOEP.
School Net's Energy
from Beneath the Sea
'Energy from Beneath the Sea' is a school resource program sponsored by
Industry Canada to assist with studies of the Sable Offshore Energy Project.
Includes a resource centre, photo gallery and tools of the trade, with
information links to science, environment, careers and more
With principal SOEP partners Imperial Oil, Mobile, and Shell Canada, here's
the list of alliance partners in the multimillion dollar offshore project.
US Project Partners
Members that comprise the Maritimes and Northeast pipeline thereby sponsoring
the US project include Duke Energy, Exxon, West Coast Energy (Vancouver)
and Nova Scotia Power. Here are the corporate links.
Workplace - Natural
From HRDC's Workplace series, here's an overview of the natural gas industry
with news, employment and training, and an outlook for the future.
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