Bristow Announces North Sea Apache Contract
Starting September 2017 and for 5 years, Bristow S-92 and AW189 helicopters to support Apache North Sea Limited in United Kingdom Continental Shelf (UKCS) Beryl and Forties fields
Bristow, April 18, 2017 - Bristow Helicopters Limited has secured a new contract with Apache North Sea Limited to support its North Sea operations. The contract which has a five year primary term, with further extension options, will commence on 1 September 2017.
Aircraft types provided under the contract will comprise both the Sikorsky S-92 and Leonardo AW189.
Alan Corbett, managing director of Bristow Helicopters, said: “I am immensely proud of our teams for all the hard work that went into securing this work with Apache, especially in this difficult climate. This is our first contract with Apache in the UK, and we are very pleased to have established this relationship with them.
“Bristow has been flying oil and gas passengers out of Aberdeen since 1965 and, as ever, our commitment to our passengers and our clients remains the most important focus for us.”
Established in the UK by London-born Alan Bristow in 1955, Bristow Helicopters offers offshore transportation, fixed-wing services, search and rescue (SAR) services, and most recently, UAS operated offshore installation inspection services.
bout Bristow Helicopters Limited: Bristow Helicopters Limited (BHL) has served the offshore oil transport industry in the UK for over 50 years. Bristow Helicopters is the provider of Search and Rescue (SAR) services in the UK, having been awarded the Gap SAR contract for Northern Scotland and the UK SAR contract.
BHL is an affiliated company of Bristow Group Inc., the leading provider of global industrial aviation services offering helicopter transportation, SAR and aircraft support services, including maintenance and training, to government and civil organizations worldwide.
About Apache: Apache North Sea Limited is the operator of the Beryl and Forties fields in UKCS. Apache Corporation is an oil and gas exploration and production company with operations in the United States, Canada, Egypt and the United Kingdom.
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