Caverton Helicopters, has been awarded a five-year logistics support contract by Chevron Nigeria Limited (CNL), operator of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC/CNL Joint Venture, for the provision of aviation services with a two- year renewable option.
In a notification to the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) last Friday, Caverton said the contract was awarded following an extended competitive tendering process.
Caverton emerged successful after scaling through both the technical and commercial evaluation ahead of other bidders. Given CNL’s 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. Caverton will service this contract with 11 Bell manufactured helicopters in line with CNL’s requirement. As part of the contract, Caverton will provide guaranteed medevac response to CNL 24 hours a day, seven days a week, covering their entire area of operations,” the company said.
Commenting on the development, the Group Chairman of the Caverton, Mr. Remi Makanjuola said: “We are thankful to our clients, the aviation regulators, our shareholders, our staff and many others who have played a role in our development and success as a company. Special recognition to the Access Bank Group that has supported Caverton on various projects over the years. Caverton Helicopters is poised to continue to work on consolidating its vision to be the leading provider of premium aviation services in sub-Saharan Africa to the oil and gas industry.”