The Babcock oil and gas helicopter operation in Aberdeen is to be renamed while the competition watchdog mulls a takeover by rival CHC.
Energy Voice Out Loud, under the tender new management of Allister, took a look at the big numbers coming out of OGUK’s big report this week. Imports are rising, it seems, but politics remain a tangled web. Are companies too scared of allegations of greenwashing to make the case for the energy industry?
Babcock International has announced the completion of the sale of its oil and gas aviation business to CHC Helicopters.
Dozens of North Sea helicopter flights from Aberdeen and Sumburgh face delays this morning as severe weather strikes the region.
CHC has beat its incumbent rivals to a newly-formed Taqa helicopter contract in the central North Sea.
A helicopter has been stuck on a North Sea rig for two days after the discovery of a "technical issue", combined with stormy weather conditions.
Investigators have raised safety concerns after discovery of a gearbox failure on a CHC helicopter in Aberdeen after a “crunching sound” was heard.
With everything the oil and gas industry has had to contend with in the last year, it would be easy for companies to lose sight of the wider picture.
Crew change flights to Equinor’s Mariner A platform have been suspended after an aircraft got stuck on the installation’s helideck, the Norwegian oil firm said today.
Bristow has lost its contract with Apache North Sea to rival helicopter operator CHC.
Babcock helicopters has conditionally agreed the sale of its oil and gas aviation business to rival CHC.
The CEO of NHV hopes the restoration of oil prices can help the beleaguered helicopter market “to a more sustainable situation”.
The fatal Germanwings 9525 plane crash in the French Alps is bringing action on mental health for oil and gas helicopter pilots, a top UK boss has said.
Babcock bosses have continued to hit out at its oil and gas helicopter business, saying “weakness” persisted through the third quarter.
Equinor has handed CHC an £85 million contract to provide flights from Stavanger airport to its Norwegian continental shelf platforms.
Engineering service group Babcock International said today that market conditions for its oil and gas aviation business were “extremely tough” in the six months to September 30.
The downturn has hit a “key inflection point”, with signs pointing to recovery for the offshore oil and gas helicopter market, according to new analysis.
Babcock has started a North Sea helicopter contract with Total which rival CHC criticised as “unsustainable pricing”.
A senior pilot has told a court that the crew of a helicopter which crashed in the sea off Shetland had not complied with the standard operations regarding airspeed as they prepared to land.
North Sea helicopter bosses created some turbulence of their own last month with eyebrow-raising statements about competition and pricing pressures.
More rigorous offshore survival training ‘could put people at risk of injury’, Super Puma inquiry hears
Ultimate responsibility for the safety of offshore workers on a doomed Super Puma helicopter which crashed into the sea off Shetland lay with the chief pilot, a fatal inquiry has heard.
Representative body Oil and Gas UK (OGUK) has welcomed bosses from BP, Neptune Energy and CHC Helicopter onto its board.
With Allister on his hols (somewhere in lockdown Aberdeen), special guest Stuart Broadley, chief executive of the Energy Industries Council – which sponsors this episode – joined Mark and Ed to size up the week’s biggest stories.
Helicopter operator CHC has warned that “unsustainable” contract pricing could affect training and development after losing a major deal with oil and gas firm Total.
NHV helicopters has won a Shell North Sea contract previously operated by larger rival CHC.