White Rose Oil Field

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Summary Information

  • Operator: Husky
  • Country: Canada
  • Location: Newfoundland
  • Production start: 2099
  • Partners: Husky, Petrocanada
  • Type: Oil & Gas
  • Estimated Reserves:
  • Production Volume:


  • The White Rose oilfield is located 350 kilometres east of Newfoundland
  • The White Rose development plan is focussed on a “purpose-built” Floating Production Storage and Offloading (FPSO) vessel, the Searose FPSO with a peak production rate of approximately 100,000 barrels of oil per day.
  • Initial plans provided for a total of 19 to 21 wells to recover between 200 and 250 million barrels of oil over a 10 to 15 year period.
  • The field produces light sweet crude oil

White Rose Extension Project (WREP)

  • The facility for WREP will consist of topsides supported by a concrete gravity structure (CGS)


  • Maersk Contractors: Front-End Engineering Design (FEED) contract for the FPSO
  • Samsung Heavy Industries: Contract to build the floating production, storage, and offloading (FPSO) vessel hull
  • SBM IMODCO: Contract for the design and fabrication of the turret and mooring system
  • Coflexip Stena Offshore: Front end engineering and design (FEED) contract for the Subsea Production System
  • Kiewit: $774 million lump-sum, fixed-price-and-date contract for engineering, procuring and constructing (EPC) the 11,000-tonne White Rose FPSO (Floating, Production, Storage, Offloading) topsides
  • Technip CSO: The subsea production system including a total of 42 kilometres of flexible risers, flowlines and umbilicals, five subsea manifolds, up to 21 Christmas trees and wellheads distributed across three Glory Hole sites

White Rose Extension Project (WREP)

  • Wood Group Mustang: Detailed engineering and design of an integrated topsides facility


  • 1988 - The South Avalon pool, the primary site in the field was discovered
  • 2000 - Maersk Contractors Newfoundland Limited was awarded the Front-End Engineering Design (FEED) contract for the FPSO
  • 2001 - Husky and Petro- Canada filed the Development Application (DA) for the White Rose oilfield development with the Canada–Newfoundland Offshore Petroleum Board (C-NOPB)
  • 2002 - Owners Approve White Rose Oilfield Development
  • 2004 - Husky Energy's SeaRose FPSO Arrives in Marystown
  • 2005 - First oil is produced
  • 2006 - White Rose reaches 100,000 bpd
  • 2006 - Following delineation, increases of approximately 190 million barrels of recoverable resources were announced
  • 2007 - AKCS Offshore Partner awarded EPC and Campaign Maintenance Support Service contract



  1. Husky and Petro-Canada File Development Application For White Rose with the Canada-Newfoundland Offshore Petroleum Board
  2. White Rose FPSO Topsides Tender Moves Into Final Phase
  3. White Rose selects Subsea Front End Engineering & Design Contractor
  4. Owners Approve White Rose Oilfield Development
  5. White Rose awards development contracts for Hull, Turret, and Topsides
  6. Husky Energy Awards $250 Million Subsea Contract For White Rose
  7. Husky Energy Announces Results of White Rose Delineation Wells
  8. Husky Energy Seeks Expressions of Interest to Develop White Rose Gas
  9. Husky Energy Announces White Rose Production Test Results
  10. SeaRose FPSO Arrives at White Rose Oil Field
  11. Husky Energy's SeaRose FPSO Arrives in Marystown
  12. Husky Energy Announces First Oil Production From the White Rose Field
  13. Husky Energy Achieves 100,000 Barrels Per Day From White Rose
  14. Husky Energy Announces White Rose Resource Update
  15. AKCS Offshore Partner awarded EPC and Campaign Maintenance Support Service contract for Husky Oil Operations Limited
  16. White Rose Topsides - Marystown, NL
  17. Aker Solutions receives contract award notification from Husky
  18. Wood Group Mustang Canada Awarded Topsides Detailed Engineering for White Rose Extension Project Wellhead Platform

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