Offshore Aviation

OEG are leading suppliers of Offshore Aviation Services.  Our highly qualified and skilled team can provide oil and gas operators and platform owners packaged solutions to meet their aviation requirements.  From inspection services compliant to UK CAA CAP 437 to rental or purchase of systems, tanks and associated spares, OEG Offshore offer a one stop solution for your offshore aviation needs. 

Our team has over 30 years inspection experience in the offshore aviation industry.  Our main areas of expertise include Offshore Helideck and Refuelling System Inspections to UK CAA CAP 437 as well as Refuelling Operator Training and Refuelling Systems, Helideck Friction Testing as well as Maintenance, spare parts and consumable supply. 

We also offer certification support by way of our NATA accredited testing and inspection services throughout our Australian base network.

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Helifuel Audit by OEG Offshore  Offshore Aviation Services to UK CAA CAP 437 from OEG Offshore

Helifuel Audit Inspection / Offshore Fuel Installation Inspection 

We offer 3, 6 and 12 monthly periodic audit inspections of Helicopter Refueling Systems in compliance to the UK CAA CAP 437 Guidance Standard.  Our helifuel services also include commissioning, testing and maintenance of offshore systems and components to UK CAA CAP 437. We can also provide testing procedures including hose pressure tests and flow meter calibration tests. We supply a full range of system spare parts and consumables, fuel sampling equipment and fuel delivery & transfer hoses.

Offshore fuel installation inspections and audits should be conducted to ensure that all maintenance procedures required by fuel system manufacturer, local aviation authority and any other regulatory body requirement are strictly followed. Call OEG Offshore and speak to our experienced technicians.

Helideck Audit Inspections

We provide periodic inspection of offshore helidecks to the UK CAA CAP 437 standard, Australian CAAP 92-4 and relevant Dangerous Goods regulations.  A Certificate of Audit is issued with a full inspection check list and audit report, noting observations and any non-compliance items.  

Experts in Helideck Surface Friction Testing

We also offer Helideck Surface Friction Testing to verify compliance with UK CAA CAP 437 ch.3.7 recommendations for the safe removal of a helideck landing net.

Helideck Friction Testing is carried out on offshore installations, vessels and commerical yachts using the Micro Grip Tester which is approved and currently meets CAP 437 requirements. An electronic print out is included in the written report provided.

Helideck Duty Holder Audit -  OEG can also provide our customers with an interim duty holder Helideck Audit report (CAP 437).  The auditing complements our helideck friction testing, and both services can be undertaken by our fully trained engineers offering considerable savings in terms of bed space and flights.

OEG Offshore are experienced in working to weather dependent schedules of the oil and gas industry.

Helideck Friction Testing UK CAA CAP 437

OEG carrying out Helideck Surface Friction Testing aboard an IMR vessel berthed in Louisiana, USA.

RefuelLer Operator Training

OEG provides a practical, 'hands on' training course based on our experience and knowledge of world wide offshore rules and regulations including UK CAA CAP 437, Australian CASA and APPEA.

The focus of our course is to ensure the Helicopter Refuelling System Operator has all the competences required to safely deliver clean fuel to helicopters.

Course Contents and Objectives:

- Familiarize the operator with the main components and characteristics of an offshore refueling system
Understanding of world's best practice rules and regulations to ensure compliance
Understanding quality assurance routines and responsibilities
Daily sampling requirements, log sheet entry, receipt of fuel as per CAP 437
Understanding the HSE aspects of handling Jet A-1 fuel
Understanding fuel quality problems and the ability to deal with contamination
- Ensuring basic checks are in place to confirm the operability of the system
Awareness of potential safety problems and the contingencies to be in place


Helifuel Systems

We can supply complete packages for rental or outright purchase, as well as the full range of spare parts and fuel sampling equipment.  All refuelling systems and equipment are fully compliant to the internationally recognized offshore guidance standard UK CAA CAP 437.  Systems can be built and configured to each customer's purpose.  Technical specifications and equipment package details are available on request. 

Aviation Hose Testing by OEG Offshore Helifuel Dispensing Unit from OEG Offshore
Aviation Hose Inspection Helifuel Dispensing Unit

Part of the system we can offer includes offshore rated Helifuel tanks, also known as offshore Jet A-1 Fuel Tanks

Please contact sales@oegoffshore.com for further details and availability.