CHC Awarded New Contracts in North Sea

CHC Helicopter's operating division CHC Scotia Limited has been awarded two new contracts in the North Sea for the provision of offshore helicopter flight hours from its pool of Super Puma AS332L aircraft.

The contracts were awarded by Technip Offshore UK Ltd. and Venture Production (North Sea Developments Ltd). Each contract is for a period of two years, plus two option years. Combined value of the contracts is estimated at a minimum CDN$5.4 million over the two-year period.

CHC President Sylvain Allard said: "CHC is pleased to partner with these companies in the North Sea. Our restructuring is clearly paying off and CHC is establishing itself as the leading provider of aviation support services to the new independents entering the North Sea market, as well as major engineering and construction companies."