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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ONGC Awards Three-year Contract for Shelf Drilling Jack-up Rig

9 hours ago

Shallow water drilling rig contractor Shelf Drilling has secured a contract for one of its jack-up drilling rigs with the Indian national oil and gas company ONGC.The three-year contract is for the 1975-built F.G. McClintock jack-up rig. ONGC…

World's First 8th Generation Drillship Named in Singapore

May 18, 2022

Deepwater Atlas, the world's first 8th generation drillship, was recently named at a ceremony in Singapore. The news of the naming ceremony, held late in April, was shared by Transocean, a drilling contractor that owns the vessel, via social media this week…

Petrofac Takes Over Maersk Decom's Work at Tullow Oil's Fields Offshore Mauritania

May 18, 2022

Oilfield services company Petrofac has won a contract with Tullow Oil to provide well-decommissioning services in Mauritania, taking over from Danish company Maersk Decom, which said it would close down the company.The contract, with a potential total value of more than $60 million…

Borr Drilling Finds More Work for Saga Jack-up Drilling Rig

May 18, 2022

Oslo-listed offshore drilling firm Borr Drilling has won a binding Letter of Award for its jack-up drilling rig 'Saga' from an undisclosed operator in Southeast Asia.The drilling program is expected to start in Q4 2022, in direct continuation of the current contract…

Equinor Spuds First of Two Offshore Wells in Canada's Flemish Pass

May 17, 2022

The West Hercules semi-submersible drilling rig has started drilling the first of two exploration wells offshore Canada. Seadrill, the drilling contractor that manages the SFL-owned rig, shared the news on Tuesday in a social media post.The drilling is being conducted in the Flemish Pass Basin…

Siemens Gamesa Hires Seajacks Zaratan Jack-up for Offshore Wind Project in Taiwan

May 13, 2022

Offshore wind turbine maker Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy has hired Seajacks' offshore installation vessel Seajacks Zaratan for work offshore Taiwan.Seajacks Zaratan features 800t crane and 2,000m² deck space and is used for offshore wind farm construction and substation commissioning…

Viking Supply Ships' Four AHTS Deal In Russia Canceled

May 13, 2022

Swedish offshore vessel operator Viking Supply Ships has informed that a previously announced contract in Russia for four of its anchor handling tug supply (AHTS) vessels has now been canceled.Viking Supply Ships had early on February 8 said it had secured a multi-season contract worth 18…

Aker BP Charters Large PSV from Solstad Offshore

May 11, 2022

Norwegian oil and gas company Aker BP has chartered Solstad Offshore's large platform supply vessel Normand Arctic.,The platform supplier will be used to support Aker BP's activities on the Norwegian Continental Shelf.According to the shipowner…

Probe Launched After 32-tonne Slip Joint Drops on Vessel and Into Sea from Deepsea Atlantic Rig

May 11, 2022

The Norwegian offshore oil and gas safety body PSA Norway has launched an investigation into a lifting incident that happened on the Deepsea Atlantic offshore drilling rig on Sunday, May 8. 'While hoisting a 32-tonne slip joint from a vessel to Deepsea Atlantic…

PHOTO: Ocean Infinity's First 78-meter Robotic Ship Hits the Water

May 09, 2022

Ocean Infinity, a seabed survey and ocean research company based in the United States, has released the first photographs of their Armada 78m remotely operated ship taking to the water, and shared them with Offshore Engineer.More than two years ago…

Petronas Books JDC Semi-sub for Up to Ten Wells Offshore Sarawak

May 06, 2022

Japanese offshore drilling company Japan Drilling Co., Ltd. (JDC)  has secured a contract for its Hakuryu-5 semi-submersible drilling rig in Malaysia.The offshore drilling contract, with Petronas Carigali, was secured through its agent in Malaysia…

Keppel O&M Wins FPSO Integration Work Worth $180.4M

May 06, 2022

Singapore's Keppel Offshore & Marine has, via its subsidiary Keppel Shipyard, secured contracts worth around S$250 million (~USD180,4 million) for the integration of two Floating Production Storage and Offloading vessels (FPSO).Keppel Offshore & Marine…

Green Light for 30MW Floating Wind Farm Pilot in French Mediterranean

May 05, 2022

The EolMed consortium comprising Qair, TotalEnergies, and BW Ideol, has reached a final investment decision for its 30MW offshore floating wind development in France, BW Ideol said in a brief statement on Thursday.BW Ideol, a company making foundations for floating wind turbines…

Germany to Charter Four FSRUs in Push to Cut Reliance on Russian Gas

May 05, 2022

The German government on Thursday signed agreements for the charters of four floating storage and regasification units (FSRUs), as it works to become less reliant on Russian gas, as FSRUs will enable it to import LNG from other sources.The agreements…

Cadeler Raises $91,25M for Newbuild Wind Turbine Foundation Installation Vessel

May 05, 2022

Danish offshore wind turbine and foundation installation firm Cadeler has raised EUR 86 million (around $91,25M) via a private placement, with the plan to use the cash to fund a part of the construction of a new 'hybrid' offshore wind farm foundation installation vessel…

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