White Rose oil field

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White Rose oil field
Country Canada
Location Jeanne d'Arc Basin
Offshore/onshore offshore
Operator Husky Energy
Partners Husky Energy Operations Ltd. (72.5%), Suncor Energy (27.5 %)
Field history
Discovery 1984
Start of production November 12, 2005
Estimated oil in place 440 million barrels (~6.0×10^7 t)

White Rose is an oil field development project 350 kilometres off the coast of Newfoundland. Husky Energy is the operator and 72.5 per cent interest holder in the White Rose oil fields.

Discovered in 1984, the White Rose offshore oil field is located in the Jeanne d'Arc Basin, 350 km east of St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada. The field consists of both oil and gas pools, including the South White Rose oil pool. The oil pool covers approximately 40 km2 and contains an estimated 440 million barrels (70,000,000 m3) of recoverable oil. White Rose is the second harsh environment development in North America to use a Floating Production Storage and Offloading (FPSO) vessel, SeaRose. Production from the field began on November 12, 2005.

The working interest partners are:

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Coordinates: 46°47′19″N 48°00′54″W / 46.78861°N 48.01500°W / 46.78861; -48.01500