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Caverton Helicopters signs contract with Chevron Nigeria

Posted 24 August 2017 · Add Comment

Nigerian aviation services provider Caverton Helicopters has signed a five-year duration contract to provide 24-hour medical evacuation services to petroleum company Chevron Nigeria, reports Oscar Nkala.

In terms of an agreement signed between the two parties, CavertonHelicopters will provide medevac support services across all of Chevron's oil exploration and production operations in Nigeria.

Chevron currently operates three deep water oil wells, oil exploration blocks and a natural gas facility off the coast of the Niger Delta. Caverton Helicopters said it will service the contract with 11 Bell Textron helicopters.

"Given its reputation for very high safety and quality standards, it is safe to say that Caverton's commitment to safety, quality and continuous improvement contributed in no small measure to this successful bid," said Olabode Makanjuola company Chief Executive Officer.

The Caverton Helicopters fleet includes one AgustaWestland AW139, two Bell 412 EPs, two DHC-6 Twin Otters and one S-76-C.

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