Exxon Mobil Corporation announced the completion of the $2-billion Sable Offshore Energy Project
off the coast of Nova Scotia, Canada, with the delivery of the first sales gas into the Maritimes & Northeast Pipeline.
The project consists of three offshore platforms, a 125-mile subsea pipeline, natural gas-processing and fractionation plants and a 650-mile gas sales pipeline to New England
, and is consistent with ExxonMobil's strategy of increasing gas and liquids production and expanding opportunities in key markets. Initial production to the project's newly-constructed gas plant in Goldboro, Nova Scotia, commenced in mid-December and has averaged approximately 100 mcfd.