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CHC contract for Norwegian sea drilling

December 20, 2018  By Helicopters Staff

CHC Group has been awarded the contract from OMV (Norge) AS, to provide helicopter services in support of its forthcoming drilling program at the PL 644 field in the Norwegian Sea.

CHC will leverage a Sikorsky S92 to support the Norwegian drilling project. (Pilot: Rune Meyer Amundsen

“This project allows us continue to build on our decades of experience supporting oil and gas customers in the Norwegian Continental Shelf, as we continue to evolve our services and technology to best meet their needs,” said Helge Nesvåg, CHC sales director for Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA).

The new field operation will begin in the second quarter of 2019, which involves flying to the Deepsea Bergen drilling rig from CHC’s base in Kristiansund. There will be up to four flights per week using a Sikorsky S92.
“CHC is proud to continue a safe and reliable transportation offering to customers in and around the Norwegian Continental Shelf,” said Per Andre, CHC Helicopter’s general operations manager for Norway.


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