Thursday, January 15, 2015
Erickson Awarded First Oil and Gas Contract in Brazil
Air Amazonia, a subsidiary of Erickson International, will secure a passenger transport contract with the Brazilian oil and gas company HRT Participações em Petróleo, S.A. Under the two-year contract beginning Q1 2015, the company will provide two Sikorsky S-76C+ helicopters to transport personnel to HRT’s Polvo Oil Field 60 miles off the coast from Rio de Janeiro.
Brazil is expected to lead the global growth of the oil and gas market over the next several years and is anticipated to see the highest increase in ranking of the world’s oil reserves between now and 2020. Air Amazonia has been HRT’s trusted aerial service provider since 2011.
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