HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Helix Energy Solutions Group, Inc. (NYSE: HLX) announced today that it has completed its contract renegotiations with Petróleo Brasileiro S.A. and has entered into amendments to its well intervention services contracts for its two chartered vessels, the Siem Helix 1 and the Siem Helix 2, offshore Brazil. The contract for the Siem Helix 1, originally scheduled to begin no later than July 22, 2016, was amended to commence between July 22, 2016 and October 21, 2016, and the day rate under the contract has been reduced to a level acceptable to both parties. The contract for the Siem Helix 2, originally scheduled to begin no later than January 21, 2017, was amended to commence between October 1, 2017 and December 31, 2017; the day rate under this contract was not changed.
Owen Kratz, President and Chief Executive Officer of Helix, stated, “We are glad to finalize this process in a manner that makes sense for both companies, and look forward to a long and productive working relationship.”
Helix Energy Solutions Group, Inc., headquartered in Houston, Texas, is an international offshore energy services company that provides specialty services to the offshore energy industry, with a focus on well intervention and robotics operations. For more information about Helix, please visit our website at www.HelixESG.com.
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