March 14 - Erickson Air-Crane Incorporated has signed a four-year contract with Hunt Oil Exploration and Production Company of Peru, L.L.C., to deliver construction, cargo and personnel airlift services in the country.

The four-year deal consists of two years with two optional one-year extensions. Beginning in April 2014, Erickson will provide helicopter services in support of Hunt Oil's operations in Peru.

Erickson will operate out of Puerto Maldonado and Cuzco and will provide a combination of S-64F and Bell 214ST helicopters and their associated services to support the construction and day-to-day operations of Hunt Oil. This will include external load transport of drilling equipment with the S-64F, and passenger and cargo transport with the Bell 214ST.