Statoil awards helicopter contract to CHC UK

Offshore staff

ABERDEEN, UK – Statoil (UK) Ltd has awarded the helicopter transportation contract for Mariner field to CHC Helicopter. The contract calls for CHC to operate two Sikorsky S-92 aircraft on behalf of Statoil. The helicopters will fly from Aberdeen or Sumburgh on the Shetland Isles to the Statoil-operated Mariner field, 250 km (155 mi) off the northeastern coast of Scotland.

The contract has a five-year duration, plus an extension option for up to three years. The service is anticipated to begin in mid-2016.

The field is located on the East Shetland Platform of the UK North Sea. Statoil is the operator of the field with 65.11% equity. Other partners include JX Nippon Exploration and Production (UK) Ltd (28.89%), and Dyas UK Ltd (6%).


Did You Like this Article? Get All the Energy Industry News Delivered to Your Inbox

Subscribe to an email newsletter today at no cost and receive the latest news and information.

 Subscribe Now


Maximizing Operational Excellence

In a recent survey conducted by PennEnergy Research, 70% of surveyed energy industry professional...

Leveraging the Power of Information in the Energy Industry

Information Governance is about more than compliance. It’s about using your information to drive ...

Reduce Engineering Project Complexity

Engineering document management presents unique and complex challenges. A solution based in Enter...

Revolutionizing Asset Management in the Electric Power Industry

With the arrival of the Industrial Internet of Things, data is growing and becoming more accessib...