Rotary in offshore oil and gas: what's next

The offshore oil and gas sector is facing increasingly turbulent times but one thing that remains constant, finds Tom Batchelor, is its reliance on the helicopter

Airbus Helicopters and Shell Aircraft have been working closely to put the H160 into service for offshore transportation
Eric Raz/Airbus Helicopters

With soaring oil and gas prices triggered by Russia’s invasion of Ukraine causing significant market uncertainty, plus a major trade show in Texas in the form of the Helicopter Association International (HAI) HELI-EXPO 2022, March was a busy month for rotary wing operators in the energy sector.

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