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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PXGEO Strikes Seismic Vessel Deal with TGS

May 12, 2021

Marine seismic contactor PXGEO has signed a deal to provide 12 months of towed-streamer seismic acquisition services to the Norwegian seismic data firm TGS.TGS has committed to using the PXGEO 2 vessel or any other capable vessel which PXGEO…

Remazel to Deliver Equipment for SBM Offshore's Prosperity FPSO

May 12, 2021

SBM Offshore, one of the world's largest suppliers of FPSOs, has hired the Italian engineering firm Remazel Engineering for the supply of a mooring tensioning system and riser pull-in package for an FPSO being built for deployment at ExxonMobil's Stabroek block in Guyana…

Prosafe to Appeal Westcon Rig Dispute Ruling

May 12, 2021

Offshore accommodation provider Prosafe has decided to appeal an April 15 ruling by a court in Norway, ordering it to pay 465 million Norwegian crowns to shipyard Westcon for conversion work on one of its floatels, overturning a 2018 ruling in favor of Prosafe…

Norwegian Seismic Firm Buys Offshore Wind Intelligence Group 4C Offshore

May 12, 2021

Marine seismic data firms that supply data to offshore oil explorers are typically the first among oil industry contractors to bear the brunt of price drops, as their customers, the oil companies, slash expenses and wind down exploration activities while waiting for oil prices to rise again…

Eneti Orders $330M Wind Turbine Installation Vessel. Eyes U.S. Offshore Wind Market, Too

May 12, 2021

Offshore wind installation company Eneti Inc, until recently known as Scorpio Bulkers, has entered into a binding agreement for the construction of one Wind Turbine Installation Vessel. The vessel will be built by South Korea's Daewoo Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering…

Suriname: Total Extends Maersk Drilling Rig Charter

May 12, 2021

French oil firm Total has extended the contract with the Danish drilling contractor Maersk Drilling for the use of the Maersk Developer offshore drilling rig in Suriname.Total, via its Suriname subsidiary Total E&P Suriname, has exercised an…

Dayang to Maintain Topsides of Shell's Platforms in Malaysia

May 11, 2021

Malaysia's Dayang Enterprise has won a contract with Shell's Malaysian subsidiaries for the provision of topside maintenance services offshore Malaysia.Dayang said Monday that the contract value would depend on orders issued by Shell throughout the contract duration…

Enauta Charters Solstad AHTS for Atlanta Field Support

May 11, 2021

Brazilian oil company Enauta has chartered an anchor handling tug and supply vessel from Norway's Solstad Offshore.Solstad Offshore said Tuesday it had struck a deal with Enauta for the charter of the 2006-built AHTS Normand Turmalina (previously known as BOS Turmalina)…

Carnarvon: Buffalo Drilling Rig Tender Nears Completion. Spud Date Set for Q4

May 11, 2021

The tender process for an offshore drilling rig to be used for the drilling of Carnarvon Petroleum's and Advance Energy's Buffalo offshore well in the Timor Sea is nearing completion, and the spud date is scheduled for the fourth quarter of 2021…

Seadrill Partners Bags Four-Well Drilling Deal for Rig in Malaysia

May 11, 2021

Seadrill Partners, an offshore drilling contractor, has secured a four-well contract for its West Capella drillship in Malaysia with an unnamed client. The client will have an option to extend the contract for up to seven more wells. The contract's…

Valaris JU-115 Jack-Up Rig to Stay Off Thailand Until Sept. 2022

May 10, 2021

Offshore drilling company Valaris, which last week emerged from bankruptcy, has won a contract extension for its Valaris JU-115 jack-up rig offshore ThailandValaris said Monday that the oil and gas company Mubadala Petroleum had extended the jack-up rig charter by around 240 days…

Talos Energy Hires Seadrill Drillship for GoM Well

May 07, 2021

U.S. oil and gas company Talos Energy has chartered Seadrill's West Neptune drillship to drill a well in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico.Talos said it would use the  6th generation ultra-deepwater drilling unit to drill the Tornado Attic well to build…

Jindal Bags 3-Year Jack-Up Rig Charter with ONGC

May 07, 2021

Indian oil and gas company ONGC has chartered a jack-up drilling rig from the Indian offshore drilling contractor Jindal Drilling & Industries.Jindal said this week that the ONGC had sent a letter of award for the charter hire of the jack-up drilling unit Jindal Explorer…

Malaysia Offshore Rig Sinking: All 101 Crewmembers Brought to Shore Safely

May 06, 2021

All workers from the Naga 7 jack-up drilling rig that sunk off Sarawak earlier this week, have been safely brought to shore, Velesto, the owner of the ill-fated jack-up, said Thursday.The rig had been preparing to start a drilling operation of a subsidiary of the U…

Norway: MOL Gets Nod to Drill Iving Appraisal Well

May 06, 2021

Oil company MOL Norge AS, a Norwegian subsidiary of Hungarian MOL, has received a drilling permit for an appraisal well in the North Sea, offshore Norway.MOL will use the Transocean Barents semi-submersible drilling rig to drill the well formally named Well 25/8-21 S…

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