Statoil awards Bristow helicopter contract

Starting in 2012 and going for 10 years, Bristow Norway will fly three helicopters from Flesland in Bergan following the award of a contract from Statoil.

Offshore staff

STAVANAGER, Norway – Starting in 2012 and going for 10 years, Bristow Norway will fly three helicopters from Flesland in Bergan following the award of a contract from Statoil. The use of the new Sikorsky S92s is pegged at NOK 2 billion ($318 million).

“This contract has ensured that we are nearing our goal of replacing our entire helicopter fleet with the very latest in tested helicopter technology,” says Hans Jakob Hegge, head of Statoil’s operational development unit. “The transition to new technology is one of the most important measures to improve helicopter safety.”

08/27/2010

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