Erickson extends Peru contract

Erickson Incorporated has a two-year service contract extension between Repsol Exploracion Peru and Sucursal Del Peru and for air cargo transportation by helicopter.

The two-year agreement beginning January 2016, for Erickson to provide one S-64 Aircrane and related support for year-round use. Erickson will be moving oil and gas exploratory equipment over the Amazon region of Peru in support of Repsol’s upstream exploration efforts in the southern Province of Cusco.

“Erickson is committed to operations in South America though projects like this one.”

Jeff Roberts, president & CEO said: “Erickson is committed to operations in South America though projects like this one. We are proud to be working with Repsol on this project in Peru and look forward to continuing our support with the S-64 heavy-lift air crane.”

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Erickson has been contracted with Repsol Exploracion since October 2011. Ecocopter Peru S.A. is Erickson’s Air Operating Certificate (AOC) partner in Peru.

Terry Spruce

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