CHC Renews Two Contracts in the North Sea



CHC Helicopter Corporation has secured contract renewals with Statoil ASA and GDF Production Nederland B.V., for the provision of helicopter services in the North Sea. The contract renewal details are as follows:

1. Statoil has extended their contract with CHC for the support of Statoil's offshore operations (based out of Kristiansund) for five years, starting 1 July 2009. The current operation out of Kristiansund is with one Sikorsky S-92, one Eurocopter AS332L2 and one Eurocopter AS332L1. From July 2009 two Sikorsky S-92 helicopters and one Eurocopter EC225 will replace these helicopters. This contract is anticipated to generate up to $170 million (all figures in Canadian dollars) over the five-year extension period.

2. CHC will also provide a mixture of S76B and S61N services to GDF Production Nederland B.V. in Den Helder, for an additional five-year period. The contract was renewed in June 2007 and is expected to generate revenue of approximately $55 million over the five-year extension period.

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