Helicopters News


Rystad: Hurt by Pandemic, Offshore Helicopter Traffic Drops 15%

Dec 09, 2020

The global pandemic has led to a drop in the global demand for offshore helicopter transport services, Rystad Energy said this week, however, adding that an improvement is expected in 2021.Per Rystad, a Norway based energy market intelligence company, helicopter traffic was affected as non-critical maintenance crews were moved to shore and other non-essential operations at offshore facilities were preventatively deferred to reduce the risk of contamination and conserve cash…

Derazona Orders Airbus' H160 Helicopter for Oil and Gas Sector in Indonesia

Apr 12, 2021

Derazona Helicopters in Indonesia has ordered an Airbus H160 helicopter to be used to support the country’s oil and gas sector's operations. 'The multi-mission H160 will play an important role in the expansion plans of the Indonesian operator for oil and gas…

PSE Kinsale Energy Taps NHV for Helicopter Services in Support of Decom Work Off Ireland

Mar 24, 2021

Offshore helicopter operator NHV Group has secured a contract in Ireland with PSE Kinsale Energy Ltd in support of its decommissioning operations in the Celtic Sea. PSE Kinsale Energy, a Petronas subsidiary, last in July said that the Kinsale…

CHC to Acquire Babcock's Oil & Gas Helicopter Business

Mar 12, 2021

Offshore helicopter operator CHC has agreed to buy the oil and gas aviation business of Babcock.Babcock's oil and gas aviation business provides offshore oil and gas crew transportation services in the UK, Denmark and Australia and is headquartered based in Aberdeen (UK)…

Allseas Taps Helicopter Firm NHV for Pipeline Project Support

Mar 03, 2021

Offshore helicopter operator NHV Group has won a contract with offshore installation firm Allseas to provide helicopter services in support of the Energinet Europipe II Branch Pipeline project. The weekly H175 flights will depart from NHV’s base in Esbjerg…

PHI to Operate Four H160 Airbus Helicopters for Shell in Gulf of Mexico

Feb 15, 2021

Oil firm Shell has picked the US offshore helicopter operator PHI to operate four Airbus H160s to service a support contract in the Gulf of Mexico, marking the entry of the H160 helicopter series into the oil and gas market, Airbus has informed…

UK: NHV to Fly Neptune Energy Crew to Seagull Offshore Field

Feb 01, 2021

Oil and gas company Neptune Energy has tapped offshore helicopter operator NHV Group to provide crew transportation services in support of an oilfield development project in the UK North Sea.NHV said Monday the contract was for 18 months, and…

NHV Sells Six H155 Helicopters

Dec 16, 2020

Offshore helicopter services provider NHV Group on Wednesday announced the sale of its remaining H155 helicopters to HeliGlobe (Denmark). The brokerage company entered into the agreement on behalf of their client Air Greenland, NHV said.According to NHV…

Norway: CHC Nets Three-Year Offshore Crew Transfer Deal with Equinor, Vår Energi

Dec 09, 2020

Offshore helicopter operator CHC has won a three-year contract with the Norwegian oil firm Equinor to provide personnel transportation services from Stavanger airport, Sola with two helicopters. Also, Equinor and Vår Energi have agreed to share capacity on one of the helicopters…

HeliService Wins Two North Sea Gigs

Oct 27, 2020

German offshore helicopter transportation company HeliService has won offshore wind-related contracts with TenneT and Deutsche Windtechnik.In a social media post on Tuesday, HeliService said that it would as of November 2020 exclusively conduct all hoist flights for Tennet in the Dutch North Sea…

54 North Sea Oil Workers Isolating Over Possible COVID-19 Exposure in Helicopters

Oct 17, 2020

North Sea oil and gas operator Taqa has asked 54 offshore workers to self-isolate for precaution after, during shared helicopter flights, they got into contact with seven Brae platforms workers who later tested positive for Covid 19.In a statement sent to Offshore Engineer…

Offshore Helicopter Firm Bristow Names CFO

Sep 17, 2020

Offshore helicopter operator Bristow has appointed Jennifer Whalen as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer.Whalen will be responsible for accounting, financial reporting, investor relations, M&A, tax, and other financial aspects of the company…

CHC Helicopters Wins Extension for Neptune Energy Crew Transfers in Dutch North Sea

Sep 16, 2020

Offshore helicopter operator CHC Helicopters has won a contract extension with oil company Neptune Energy for the provision of crew transfer services in the Dutch sector of the North Sea.The extension is for two years, and CHC will continue…

CHC Helicopters for Ørsted's Hornsea Two Offshore Wind Farm

Jul 06, 2020

Denmark-based offshore wind developer Ørsted has awarded CHC Helicopter the contract for aerial transportation during the construction and operations phases of its Hornsea Two offshore wind farm off the UK.CHC will continue to work with UniFly to deliver flight operations for Hornsea One…

NHV Helicopters for Shell, NAM North Sea Crews

Jul 01, 2020

Offshore helicopter transportation services provider NHV Group will fly Shell and NAM workers to North Sea facilities under a long-term contract starting Wednesday, July 1, 2020.Belgium-based helicopter company has won the three-year contract with Shell UK & NAM…

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