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An overview of some of HNZ's clients and the range of our operations.

Shell Philippines Exploration B.V. is the major Oil and Gas operator in the Philippines. HNZ has a long term contract to provide AW 139 helicopters for support to the Malampaya Field production facilities from Puerto Princesa, and other operations for SPEX as required.
  Shell Todd Oil Services are the long-servicing upstream oil and gas operators in the Taranaki region, NZ. They are gas producers from the offshore Maui oil field in the South Taranaki Basin from the Maui A and B platforms. HNZ has been servicing this field continuously since 1968.
  Australia Worldwide Exploration are the operators of the offshore Tui oilfield in the South Taranaki Basin, NZ. HNZ services their FPSO Umuroa as well as ongoing exploration and development.

OMV have recently completed the development of the Maari Platform and field offshore Taranaki, NZ.  HNZ also services this field from its New Plymouth base.   US Department of Defence through the Joint POW/MIA Accounting Command (JPAC) are responsible for the recovery and identification of US servicemen missing in conflicts worldwide. HNZ has been supporting these operations throughout Asia for many years.   Rio Tinto is a major producer and exporter of minerals from Karratha in North Western Australia. HNZ provides marine pilot transfers to Rio’s ore carrying ships.



ESSO is the major oil and gas producer in the Bass Strait in Australia. They operate their own fleet of modern well-equipped helicopters to service their production and development activities. HNZ Australia provides both pilots and engineers to ESSO.   The Italian Government National Antarctic science programme is run from the Mario Zucchelli Base in Terra Nova Bay. They are also partners in the multi-national ice core research programme at Dome Concordia on the Polar Plateau. The programme is managed by ENEA and HNZ has been contracted to them since 1985.   Origin Energy has recently completed the development of the Kupe Gas Field in south Taranaki. They have installed an unmanned platform providing gas to their coastal production station. HNZ has provided helicopter services to Origin Energy through the exploration to production phase. We continue to provide support to the production and ongoing exploration by Origin.

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