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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Pharos Wraps Seismic Survey Off Vietnam. Eyes Drilling Partner

Jul 30, 2021

Pharos Energy said Thursday it had completed its 3D seismic program on the western part of Block 125 in the Phu Khanh Basin, 'the last unexplored frontier offshore Vietnam.' The company hopes the data will help it attract a drilling partner…

UK: Subsea 7 Installs Pipeline Bundle at CNOOC's Buzzard Offshore Field

Jul 30, 2021

Offshore installation company Subsea 7 said Friday that July 2021 marked the successful installation of a 5km pipeline bundle for China-based CNOOC's Buzzard Phase II (BPII) project in the UK North Sea, moving the project a step forward towards…

Transocean Reels In Two Deepwater Drillship Deals in Gulf of Mexico

Jul 29, 2021

Offshore drilling firm Transocean said Wednesday it had secured contracts for two offshore drilling rigs in the Gulf of Mexico. The contracts are worth $55.5 million in total.Transocean said that its Deepwater Conqueror drillship had won a one-well contract with 'a major operator' in the U…

Seaway 7 Books Siem Offshore Vessel for Seagreen Wind Farm Work

Jul 28, 2021

Seaway 7, a renewables branch of offshore installation firm Subsea 7, has chartered one of Siem Offshore's offshore subsea construction vessels (OSCVs).The contract is set to begin in the fourth quarter of 2021, when the vessel will provide…

SBM Offshore to Deliver FPSO for Petrobras' Buzios Field

Jul 27, 2021

Dutch FPSO leasing specialist SBM Offshore has secured a firm deal with Petrobras to lease and operate a newbuild FPSO at its giant Buzios offshore oil field in Brazil.The firm contract, for the 26.25 years lease and operation of the FPSO to be named Almirante Tamandaré…

Transocean Sees Multiple Offshore Rig Deals Awarded, One Terminated in Q2

Jul 22, 2021

Offshore drilling contractor Transocean on Wednesday released its quarterly offshore drilling rig fleet status report, which shows one contract terminated in Norway, and several new deals secured Norway, U.S. Gulf, Brazil, Angola, Brunei, and…

DeepOcean Books Solstad CSV

Jul 22, 2021

Norway-based offshore support vessel firm Solstad Offshore has won a charter deal for its construction support vessel Normand Jarstein.The contract is with the subsea services firm DeepOcean AS.The Normand Jarstein vessel (ex-Rem Pioneer) will support DeepOcean`s IMR…

Brazil: Equinor Hires Floatel Accommodation Rig for Peregrino Maintenance

Jul 22, 2021

Norwegian energy giant Equinor has chartered Floatel International's offshore accommodation rig Floatel Victory.Equinor will use the semi-submersible flotel for maintenance and safety services alongside the Peregrino FPSO offshore Brazil.The…

Harbour Energy Delays North Sea Field Start-Up as Platform Issues Found

Jul 21, 2021

London-listed oil and gas Harbour Energy has hit a snag with the start-up of its Tolmount offshore gas field in the UK North Sea, as electrical systems issues were found during the testing of the recently delivered offshore platform. The start-up…

Solstad Offshore Nets Medium-term Deals for Offshore Construction Vessel Duo

Jul 21, 2021

Norwegian offshore vessel owner Solstad Offshore said Tuesday it had secured two contracts for its large construction vessels.The medium-term contracts are for the vessels Normand Navigator and Normand Frontier.The Normand Navigator, a 142,6 meters long vessel built in 2015…

Brazil: Enauta Brings Another Atlanta Field Well Back Online after Pump Failure

Jul 20, 2021

Brazilian oil company Enauta has brought online another oil well at its Atlanta field in the Santos Basin, offshore Brazil, following a recent pumping system failure, and is now producing from two wells connected to the Petrojarl I FPSO.As previously reported…

Eleventh Hour: RWE Joins ScotWind Party

Jul 16, 2021

Renewable energy giant RWE has confirmed it will be taking part in the upcoming offshore wind seabed leasing round process in Scotland, called ScotWind, just as the deadline for applications was about to expire.ScotWind is a seabed leasing round…

Equinor Books Vela Drillship from Aquadrill for Gulf of Mexico Drilling

Jul 16, 2021

Aquadrill, a drilling company formerly known as Seadrill Partners, said Thursday it had secured a one-well contract with Equinor for the Vela drilling rig in the US Gulf of Mexico. 'The rig will be managed and operated by Seadrill Limited. The…

DSME Orders 2,600mt Huisman Crane for Eneti's Offshore Wind Vessel

Jul 15, 2021

South Korean shipbuilder Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering Co has ordered from Huisman a 2,600mt Leg Encircling Crane (LEC), to be installed on Eneti’s newbuild wind turbine installation vessel (WTIV).'The new Leg Encircling Crane has a 147-meter long boom…

VIDEO: Boskalis Delivers Final Turbine for Kincardine Floating Wind Farm

Jul 15, 2021

Dutch marine and offshore services provider Boskalis said this week it has completed the installation of the fifth and final floating wind turbine at the Kincardine floating wind farm off the UK, currently the world's largest floating wind farm…

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