Bartolomej Tomic

Bartolomej Tomic

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Bartolomej Tomic is managing editor of Offshore Engineer. He has covered the offshore energy industry since 2010.
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Solstad Offshore Sells Platform Supplier to Atlantica Shipping

6 hours ago

Solstad Offshore has sold the platform supply vessel Normand Aurora for an undisclosed fee.The Norwegian offshore vessel owner said that the delivery of the vessel to the new owner took place Tuesday, July 5, 2022.While Solstad did not say who the buyer was…

One-year Charter Extension for Solstad Offshore's CSV

8 hours ago

Norwegian offshore vessel operator Solstad Offshore has secured a contract extension for its construction support vessel Normand Pacific.Italy-based Prysmian, whcih provides cables and systems for energy and telecommunications, has opted to extend the Normand Pacific contract by one year…

Australia: Wood to Oversee First Phase of Northern Endeavour FPSO Decommissioning

Jul 05, 2022

The Australian Government has awarded offshore engineering firm Wood the role of Owner’s Team, to oversee the first decommissioning phase of the Northern Endeavour FPSO unit in the Timor Sea.The 274-meter-long Northern Endeavour FPSO is currently…

BP Books Stena Drilling Drillship for Offshore Well in Canada

Jul 05, 2022

British oil major BP has awarded a drilling contract to Stena Drilling for the use of its Stena IceMAX drillship in Canada.The contract is for one well and is scheduled to start in 2023.BP will use the drillship to drill a well off the coast of Newfoundland…

Brazil: Enauta Starts Scheduled Downtime at Atlanta Offshore Oil Field

Jul 05, 2022

Brazilian oil company Enauta has started a scheduled downtime of its Atlanta field in the Santos Basin, offshore Brazil.Enauta said that the downtime was in compliance with the Brazilian Ministry of Labor’s normative requirements, as well as to prepare the FPSO to be re-certified by DNV…

Pemex, New Fortress Energy Ink Deal on $1.5B Offshore Gas project

Jul 04, 2022

Mexican oil and gas company Pemex has signed a letter of intent with the U.S.-based company New Fortress Energy to resume work on a $1.5 billion offshore gas project in Mexico, Pemex Chief Executive Octavio Romero said on Friday.The agreement…

Transocean Takes Delivery of World's First 8th Generation Drillship

Jun 29, 2022

Singapore-based shipbuilder Sembcorp Marine has delivered the world's first 8th generation drillship, the Deepwater Atlas, to its owner Transocean.The Deepwater Atlas is the first of two ultra-deepwater drillships based on the Sembcorp Marine's Jurong Espadon 3T design…

Shell Books Maersk Jack-up to Drill High-impact Pensacola Well Offshore UK

Jun 29, 2022

Shell UK Ltd has awarded Maersk Drilling a contract to supply the harsh-environment jack-up rig Maersk Resilient for the drilling of the Pensacola well in the UK part of the North Sea.The contract is scheduled to begin in the second half of 2022…

Update: Four Dead as Helicopter with 9 Aboard Crashes Near ONGC Rig

Jun 28, 2022

A helicopter carrying seven passengers and two pilots ditched in the Arabian Sea near the Indian oil company ONGC's jack-up rig Sagar Kiran, in Mumbai High, offshore India. Four people died. According to initial tweets from the Coast Guard and…

Esvagt's ERRV Wins Three-year Charter with Eni

Jun 27, 2022

Danish offshore vessel owner Esvagt has won a three-year contract for the Esvagt Don emergency response and rescue vessel.The vessel, which was previously trading the spot marked in UK, Norwegian and Danish sectors, will support Eni's activities in in Liverpool Bay outside the west coast of England…

Bumi Armada Loses Appeal in FPSO Contract Termination Case Against Woodside

Jun 24, 2022

Malaysian FPSO leasing company Bumi Armada has lost its appeal in relation to a 2020 court decision in which it had lost a case against Woodside concerning an FPSO contract termination from 2016.Woodside terminated the contract in 2016 for the FPSO Armada Claire…

Sevan Hummingbird FPSO Set to Leave Chestnut Field in North Sea

Jun 23, 2022

Teekay's Sevan Hummingbird FPSO is set to leave Spirit Energy's Chestnut oil field in the North Sea after 13 years of oil production at the site.According to notice to mariners issued by Teekay on Thursday, the FPSO is currently being disconnected from its moorings…

Noble Corp. Finds Buyer for Five North Sea Rigs, Paving Way for Maersk Drilling Merger Completion

Jun 23, 2022

Noble Corporation has found a buyer for five jack-up rigs in a move that could alleviate concerns raised by the UK Competition and Markets Authority.Namely, the CMA said in April it had found that Noble Corp. and Maersk Drilling merger - first…

Offshore Drilling Firm Awilco Drilling Goes Rigless with WilHunter Semi-sub Sale Wrap

Jun 22, 2022

Offshore drilling company Awilco Drilling has completed the sale of the 1983-built semi-submersible drilling rig for recycling, meaning the company no longer owns any drilling rigs.The WilHunter, built in 1983 by Daewoo and upgraded in 1999 and 2011…

Demand for FSRUs Soars as Europe Works to Cut Reliance on Russian Gas

Jun 21, 2022

Following Russia's invasion of Ukraine, European countries have escalated efforts to wean themselves off Russian gas. FSRUs increasingly are in demand to fill the gap.Following Russia's invasion of Ukraine, European countries have escalated efforts to wean themselves off Russian gas…

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