CHC Helicopter Secures Contract with Shell in the North Sea


May 20, 2024

Madeleine McCubbine


Norway, 20 May 2024 – CHC Helikopter Service, the Norwegian division of CHC Helicopter, the leading helicopter operator specialising in offshore transportation, is proud to announce it has agreed a 12-month contract with Shell to support its operations in the North Sea.

The contract covers crew change and transportation services from the Deepsea Yantai Rig to the operator’s Sola and Bergen bases. CHC will utilise an S-92 aircraft to support the rig.

This latest deal is a continuation of CHC and Shell’s long-standing relationship and a marker of the operator’s continued success in the region. Shell trusts CHC’s deep expertise to provide safe, smooth, and efficient crew transportation services in the region’s remote and challenging environment.  

CHC is a trusted partner to the North Sea energy market with customers including Aker BP, Equinor, and OKEA, who recently extended their contract with the operator by four years.  

Helge Aase Nesvåg, Senior Commercial Director EMEA-E, commented: “Our latest agreement with Shell underscores our dedication to meeting our customers’ specific needs. Our team consistently pursue excellence and will ensure Shell’s team members can always reach their destinations and return home safely and efficiently.

“We’re excited to continue the momentum of our regional growth, both through our commitment to offshore energy projects, and our other service offerings.”

Alongside its support of the region’s energy market, CHC Helikopter will continue to expand its life-saving search and rescue (SAR) and helicopter emergency medical service (HEMS) missions. CHC provides emergency support around the world, including in Norway, Australia, Brazil, the United Kingdom and the Netherlands.

With its local expertise and global network, CHC Helikopter delivers unmatched services across a range of sectors. With a focus on safety, reliability and sustainability, CHC is committed to supporting offshore energy projects.