May 11, 2020

Medical and technical personnel provider SSI Energy has partnered with helicopter service group CHC to respond to the energy industry’s requirements during the COVID-19 crisis.

The partnership offers operators a collaborative turnkey solution to mitigate the risk posed by the virus. Screening centres, employing specialist SSI Energy medics, have been set up at airports to reduce the chance of transmitting the disease offshore. Simultaneously, work was undertaken to address a worse-case scenario, where COVID-19 is present on a rig or vessel.

CHC has provided specially adapted helicopters that could pick up infected personnel and bring them back to shore. This operation is supported by SSI Energy medics who accompany the helicopter to ensure any patients are given the best possible care. Read more…