ExxonMobil Canada Celebrates the Completion of the Hebron Platform

Bull Arm, Newfoundland and Labrador, April 18, 2017 – ExxonMobil Canada, along with its project co-venturers and senior government officials, celebrated the completion of the Hebron platform during a pre-tow ceremony in Bull Arm on Tuesday, April 18. Participants marked this significant project milestone with a ceremonial 'chain-cutting', symbolizing cutting the mooring lines that tether the platform to land for the construction phase. The platform will be towed to the Hebron field off the Grand Banks in May. First oil is expected before the end of this year.

Pictured left to right:

  • Gisle Stjern, Vice President Offshore Newfoundland, Statoil
  • Brian Grant, Vice President Atlantic Canada, Chevron Canada
  • Hon. Ken McDonald, Member of Parliament for Avalon
  • Carman Mullins, President, ExxonMobil Canada
  • Hon. Dwight Ball, Premier, Newfoundland and Labrador
  • Geoff Parker, Hebron Senior Project Manager, ExxonMobil Canada
  • Hon. Siobhan Coady, Minister of Natural Resources, Government of Newfoundland and Labrador
  • Steve Hogan, Vice President, In Situ Operations, Suncor Energy
  • Jim Keating, Executive Vice President, Corporate Services and Offshore Development, Nalcor Energy