Technical data appearance models of helicopters was formed by Rosneft in accordance with company requirements and international standards. Previously Vice-President of Rosneft Andrey Shishkin said that the company has signed an agreement to manufacture 200 helicopters.
MOSCOW, 26 Jan. “PH Aerocraft”, affiliated company “Rosneft” and “Russian Helicopters”, a subsidiary of Rostec, have signed the contract for delivery in 2016 2 Mi-171 helicopters and 2 helicopters Mi-8AMT, stated in the message companies.
Technical data appearance models of helicopters was formed by Rosneft in accordance with company requirements and international standards, including the recommendations of the International Association of oil and gas producers (OGP). The Mi-8AMT will be used to transport shift teams on offshore platforms and vessels. Helicopters Mi-171 will be used in the fields of “Rosneft” in Krasnoyarsk region.
“The implementation of development projects on the Russian shelf, as well as oil production in remote areas on land require reliable aviation support. Cooperation with leading Russian manufacturers of the equipment in the interests of domestic production and contribute to the implementation of programs of import substitution”, — said the Chairman of the Board of “Rosneft” Igor Sechin.
General Director of the rostec Corporation Sergei Chemezov, in turn, noted: “the Strategic cooperation of Rostec and Rosneft in important sectors such as the development of offshore fields, is an example of how the implementation of major natural resources projects creates the demand for the latest technology, provides orders of domestic industrial enterprises, design bureaus, allows you to use the potential of Russian engineers and scientists. Rostec is fully capable to meet such demand”.
Earlier in October, Vice President for energy and localization of Rosneft Andrey Shishkin said that the company has signed an agreement to manufacture about 200 helicopters of the Arctic class deck home with the project of Rostec and Finmeccanica, is awaiting the start of production after a year or two. Finmeccanica previously reported that a subsidiary of Rosneft LLC “RN-Aerocraft” agreed to purchase ten AW189 helicopters of the Italian group for approximately € 160 million.
Besides, according to signed in December 2014 the agreement “Rosneft” planned to order from an Italian company for more helicopters by 2025. The total number of ordered vehicles will be 160 units. The contract was with a subsidiary of Finmeccanica — AgustaWestland amid reports of occurrence “Rosneft” in Helivert is a parity joint venture of the holding company “Helicopters of Russia” (subsidiaries of Rostec) and AgustaWestland. “Rosneft” reported that the shares of Helivert will be redistributed so: AgustaWestland will become the holder of 40%, “Helicopters of Russia” — 30%, Rosneft — 30%.