Caverton Offshore Support Group Plc has notified The Nigerian Stock that TOTAL EXPLORATION & PRODUCTION NIGERIA LIMITED has exercised contract extension options with the Company for a two year period.
Caverton won a 3 year contract with Total in 2011 for the operation of 4 helicopters into TEPENG’s offshore fields. The extension will see Caverton servicing the company till 2016.
Caverton Takes On New Helicopter AW139
In another development, Caverton Offshore Support Group has also notified The Exchange of the acquisition of a brand new AW139 helicopter, the 7th in its fleet. As part of the company’s earlier stated plans to embark on fleet expansion, the new aircraft adds to the growing fleet of Caverton’s Agusta Westland helicopters thus making it the largest fleet in sub-Saharan Africa.
The new helicopter is dedicated to the Shell Petroleum Development Company (SHELL) contract which the company won in 2010 through a competitive bidding process.