Bristow Group Inc. is a provider of helicopter services to the offshore energy industry with global operations. The Company has transportation operations in the North Sea, Nigeria and the United States Gulf of Mexico, and in most of the other offshore energy producing regions of the world, including Australia, Brazil, Canada, Russia and Trinidad. It provides private sector search and rescue (SAR) services in Australia, Canada, Norway, Russia and Trinidad, and provides public sector SAR services in North Scotland on behalf of the Maritime & Coastguard Agency. It conducts its business in the Helicopter Services segment. Its Helicopter Services segment operations are conducted primarily through five business units: Europe, West Africa, North America, Australia and Other International. It provides helicopter services to a base of integrated, national and independent offshore energy companies. It also operates a training business unit, Bristow Academy and provides technical services.