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CHC Group announced it has signed a three-year contract with Point Resources AS, providing aviation services to the company’s operated Balder, Ringhorne og Jotun fields in the Norwegian North Sea, 100 nautical miles offshore.
“We have partnered with Point Resources for more than 50 years, flying with them for the first time in 1966,” said Mark Abbey, CHC regional director Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA). “Such a long and valued partnership demonstrates the continued confidence in the service provided by our Norwegian team.
“As one of the leading helicopter service provider in Norway, this work allows us to continue to build on more than half a century of aviation experience supporting oil-and-gas customers on the Norwegian Continental Shelf as we continue to evolve our services and technology to best meet their needs.”
The contract will run until the end of 2021. CHC will provide a dedicated sole-use Sikorsky S-92 aircraft for this operation based at Sola, flying around 10 flights per week.
“CHC has a proud history offering safe and reliable transportation to a variety of customers in EMEA,” said Karl Fessenden, president and CEO of CHC Helicopter. “We are eager to continue to add new chapters to our history in the region, as we have had seen success not only in the North Sea oil-and-gas space, but also providing search-and-rescue services and additional transport as far west as Ireland, as far South as Equatorial Guinea, and as far east as Kazakhstan.”