Bristow gets 3-year contract extension in Norwich

Bristow Group, Inc. (NYSE: BRS) has announced a three-year contract extension from Perenco UK Ltd, the company said.

The extension covers seven-day-a-week coverage in the UK Southern North Sea through December 2021.

Under the three-year extension, Bristow will provide world-class performance coupled with a tailored aviation solution to meet its client´s specific needs in support of their operations offshore Norwich.

By leveraging its diverse fleet of aircraft, Bristow plans to support the operations seven days a week from its Norwich base utilizing up to five existing Leonardo AW139s and dedicated back-up support. This increases Bristow´s aircraft support from three to up to five operational AW139s compared to its current contract with Perenco.

Bristow Group Inc. is the world´s industrial aviation service provider offering helicopter transportation, search and rescue (SAR) and aircraft support services to government and civil organizations worldwide. Bristow´s strategically located global fleet supports operations in the North Sea, Nigeria and the US Gulf of Mexico; as well as in most of the other major offshore oil and gas producing regions of the world, including Australia, Brazil, Canada, Russia and Trinidad. Bristow provides SAR services to the private sector worldwide and to the public sector for all of the UK on behalf of the Maritime and Coastguard Agency. To learn more, visit