Tomic, Bartolomej

Tomic, Bartolomej

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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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Exxon Hires Noble Corp. Drillship on 6-month Term in Guyana

Aug 06, 2020

Offshore drilling contractor Noble Corporation has won a six-month contract for its Noble Sam Croft drillship with ExxonMobil in Guyana. Noble shared the news as part of its 2Q results presentation in which it posted a loss of $42 million.The drilling company…

Petrobras Says Buzios Field Hit Output Record in July

Aug 06, 2020

Brazilian oil company Petrobras has said its Buzios deepwater field off Brazil broke monthly oil production record for July.Petrobras said Wednesday that its floating production storage and offloading units installed at the deepwater oilfield had reached new monthly production records in July…

Remazel Engineering Wins Jotun FPSO Gig

Aug 05, 2020

Italian engineering firm Remazel Engineering has won a contract with Bluewater for work on the Jotun FPSO upgrade.The Jotun FPSO which has been producing oil from the Jotun field in Norway's part of the North Sea since 1999, was recently moved by ashore for upgrades…

Spirit Energy's North Sea Wildcat Comes Up Dry

Aug 05, 2020

Offshore oil and gas company Spirit Energy has drilled a dry well in the North Sea offshore Norway.The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate said Wednesday that Spirit Energy Norway, as the operator of production license 780, was in the process of…

Transocean's 20k PSI Newbuild Drillships to Cost $2,25B

Jul 31, 2020

Offshore drilling company Transocean expects its two ultra-deepwater drillships under construction in Singapore to cost it $2,25 billion in total, more than a double on the original order price.Transocean first ordered the drillships - now named…

Murphy Oil to Take Pacific Drilling Rig on a Ten-Well Term in 2021. Scraps 2020 Deal

Jul 30, 2020

Offshore drilling contractor Pacific Drilling has lost a two-well contract for its Pacific Sharav drillship with Murphy Oil, but has managed to secure a ten-well deal with the same client, only at a later date.The drillship recently completed…

ExxonMobil Finds More 'High-quality' Reservoirs Off Guyana, Hess Says

Jul 29, 2020

The U.S. oil major ExxonMobil has recently discovered two more high-quality oil reservoirs offshore Guyana, Hess, the company's partner in the prolific Stabroek block said Wednesday.To remind, back in January, ExxonMobil said it had struck its 16th oil discovery in the offshore block in Guyana…

Tullow to Spud Suriname Well in 2021. Will Hire Drilling Rig Soon

Jul 29, 2020

London-listed oil and gas exploration and production firm Tullow Oil expects to hire an offshore drilling rig soon for drilling operation in Suriname.The company said Monday that the drilling of the Goliathberg-Voltzberg North prospect (GVN…

Pirates Attack Another Offshore Vessel in Mexico

Jul 27, 2020

An offshore supply vessel was reportedly attacked offshore Mexico on Friday, July 24, in an incident that was described as a 'violent armed boarding and robbery of personal belongings.'The maritime safety intelligence company Dryad said Monday…

Suncor Moves Terra Nova FPSO to Conception Bay

Jul 23, 2020

Canadian oil operator Suncor has moved its Terra Nova FPSO and docked it shoreside in Newfoundland after its planned drydock in Spain was canceled due to the COVID-19 outbreak.Suncor and its partners in the Terra Nova field in the Atlantic Ocean off Canada…

Double Offshore Drilling Go-Ahead for Aker BP

Jul 22, 2020

The Norwegian authorities on Wednesday granted oil company Aker BP consents to use the Maersk Integrator and Deepsea Nordkapp drilling rigs at the Ivar Aasen and Alvheim fields, respectively.At the Ivar Aasen field in the North Sea, Aker BP…

Hibernia Platform Output Still Shut after Leak

Jul 22, 2020

Production from the giant Hibernia oil platform in the Atlantic Ocean offshore Canada remained shut on Tuesday after an accidental spill of produced water into the ocean.Produced water is a mixture of seawater from the reservoir, seawater used in injection…

Polarcus Nadia on the Move after Long Layup

Jul 17, 2020

Polarcus' seismic vessel Polarcus Nadia is on the move, after more than five years in lay-up in the Netherlands, according to information released Friday by Dutch Marine Contractors.The Polarcus Nadia, delivered in 2010, was cold stacked by…

Ocean Infinity Completes Guyana Survey for ExxonMobil

Jul 16, 2020

Marine robotics company Ocean Infinity has completed its survey project for ExxonMobil, within the enormous Stabroek block offshore Guyana, where the oil giant has over the recent few years discovered more than 8 billion barrels of oil.The project…

Hurricane Energy Terminates Paul B. Loyd Rig Contract

Jul 16, 2020

UK-focused oil and gas company Hurricane Energy has terminated the contract for Transocean's Paul B. Loyd Jr. semi-submersible drilling rig.In its fleet status report issued on Wednesday, Transocean said that Hurricane Energy had terminated…

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