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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Ocyan to Operate PRIO's Offshore Drilling Rig

Jan 27, 2023

Brazilian offshore drilling company Ocyan said Friday it had signed a contract to operate oil company PRIO's West Capricorn semi-submersible drilling rig.PRIO (Petro Rio) bought the offshore drilling rig from the offshore drilling firm Aquadrill in June 2022…

Petronas and ExxonMobil to Pursue CCS Projects in Malaysia

Jan 27, 2023

Malaysian oil and gas company Petronas said Friday it had recently signed two agreements with U.S. major ExxonMobil to jointly pursue Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) projects in Malaysia.Petronas and ExxonMobil have committed to defining the next steps…

EEW SPC to Build Monopiles for 1.4GW UK Offshore Wind Farm

Jan 26, 2023

Germany's EEW Special Pipe Constructions ( EEW SPC) has signed a contract with offshore installation firm Van Oord to manufacture 100 monopile foundations for RWE’s Sofia offshore wind farm, to be located in the UK North Sea.The Sofia Offshore…

Atlantica Shipping Adds Fourth PSV to Fleet

Jan 24, 2023

Oslo-based offshore vessel owner Atlantica Shipping has taken delivery of its fourth platform supply vessel.The company said in a social media post that it had expanded its fleet with the 2005 built UT 755L Atlantica Server.The vessel, previously…

PGS Wins More Seismic Survey Work in Mediterranean Sea

Jan 23, 2023

Norwegian marine seismic survey firm PGS has won a 3D seismic survey contract in the Mediterranean Sea, the company said on the Oslo stock exchange.PGS said the client was 'an international energy company.'The company's 104.2-meter-long and…

Update: UK North Sea Oil Worker Goes Missing from Drilling Rig, Search Stood Down

Jan 23, 2023

An offshore oil worker went missing from a drilling rig in the UK North Sea, 100 miles southeast of the Aberdeen coast, on Sunday.The BBC reported Monday that a search and rescue operation had been launched after an alarm was raised at around 9 p…

VIDEO: FPSO for Major LNG Project in W. Africa Leaves Chinese Shipyard

Jan 23, 2023

The FPSO built for the BP-operated Greater Tortue Ahmeyim (GTA) liquefied natural gas (LNG) project has set sail towards the project site off the coasts of Mauritania and Senegal.The FPSO departed the Cosco shipyard in Qidong, China, on Friday…

Noble Corp. Jack-up Rig Sets Off for Danish North Sea Field for Carbon Storage Pilot

Jan 20, 2023

The Noble Resolve, a jack-up rig owned by Noble Corporation, has departed the Danish port of Esbjerg and is headed for the Nini West Field in the Danish North Sea. Even though the rig is typically employed in offshore oil and gas drilling, this particular job will be different…

Saipem to Remove Upper Part of Heather Jacket in EnQuest Decommissioning Project

Jan 20, 2023

Oil company EnQuest said Friday it had awarded an upper jacket removal contract for its Heather platform in the UK North Sea to Italian offshore services firm Saipem.The Heather field and its associated Heather Alpha platform are located about 94 kilometers northeast of Shetland…

TotalEnergies to Spud "Highly prospective" Benriach Offshore Well in Q2

Jan 19, 2023

TotalEnergies has decided to drill the 'highly prospective' Benriach well in the Laggan Tormore area, west of Shetland, UK.The news was shared by TotalEnergies partner Kistos, which last year acquired a 20% stake in the Greater Laggan Area producing offshore gas fields…

CHC to Sell Offshore Helicopter Services UK to S. Africa-based Ultimate Aviation

Jan 18, 2023

Offshore transport firm CHC Helicopter Group (CHC), has agreed to sell Offshore Helicopter Services UK (OHS UK) to Ultimate Aviation Group, a South African headquartered international aviation business for an undisclosed fee.CHC is selling OHS…

BW Offshore's Abo FPSO Gets to Stay with Eni in Nigeria Until March End

Jan 13, 2023

FPSO leasing firm BW Offshore has signed another short-term extension for Abo FPSO offshore Nigeria.The contract extension is with Nigerian Agip Exploration Ltd, a subsidiary of the Italian oil firm Eni. The extension runs until March 31, 2023…

Siem Offshore Nets 7-month OSCV Deal at Equinor's Hywind Tampen Floating Wind Farm

Jan 13, 2023

The Norwegian energy firm Equinor has awarded Siem Offshore a seven-month contract extension for the offshore subsea construction vessel Siem Barracuda.The extension will keep the 120.8m vessel working on Equinor's Hywind Tampen project offshore Norway…

UK North Sea: Shell Hits Gas at Pensacola

Jan 11, 2023

Oil major Shell, which is currently drilling the high-impact Pensacola well in the UK North Sea, has encountered gas at the site's reservoir and has recommended to its partners Deltic and One Dyas that a full well testing program be undertaken…

Norway Opens North Sea Area for CO2 Storage Applications

Jan 11, 2023

Norway on Wednesday announced an area in the North Sea for applications related to the injection and storage of CO2 on the Norwegian continental shelf.Minister of Petroleum and Energy Terje Aasland said there was a great interest from companies…

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