ExxonMobil Hebron (Canada)

Project Overview
The Hebron oil field is located offshore Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada in the Jeanne d'Arc Basin 350 kilometres southeast of St. John's.

The field was first discovered in 1980, and is estimated to produce more than 700 million barrels of recoverable resources.

The water depth at the Hebron field is 93 metres (Mean Sea Level).

The Hebron field is being developed using a stand-alone concrete gravity based structure (GBS). The GBS consists of a reinforced concrete structure designed to withstand sea ice, icebergs and meteorological and oceanographic conditions.

Scope of Services
Mexim were responsible for delivering the mechanical qualification programme for the Exxon Mobil (Canada) Offshore Tanker Offloading System for the Hebron Field in Newfoundland. This involved project engineering the procurement and assembly of test hardware destined for external test facilities and TWI and Balltec.

MEXIM led the design and analysis of the test hardware, FEA of the test equipment and the validation strategy with the clients, academic specialists and test engineers.