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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Jan De Nul's Newbuild Jack-up Voltaire Suffers 'Limited Damage' in China Typhoon

Sep 16, 2022

Offshore installation specialist Jan De Nul Group said Thursday that the shipyard in China where its flagship jack-up installation vessel Voltaire is being built, was hit by typhoon Muifa in China during the night of 14 to 15 September 2022…

CNOOC Hires Stena Drillship for Two Gabon Offshore Wells

Sep 16, 2022

Offshore drilling firm Stena Drilling has secured a drilling contract with China's CNOOC for its drillship Stena IceMax in Gabon.The contract is with CNOOC's subsidiary CNOOC Africa Holding Ltd. (CNOOC).According to Stena Drilling, the two-well program is scheduled for Q1 2023…

Woodside Books Floatel's Accommodation Rig for Pluto Work

Sep 16, 2022

Floatel International, an offshore accommodation services provider, said Friday it had secured a contract with Woodside for the Floatel Triumph semi-submersible accommodation unit.The Floatel Triumph will provide support to Woodside's Pluto project in Western Australia…

PGNiG's Copernicus Well Offshore Norway Disappoints

Sep 15, 2022

Polish oil and gas company PGNiG has failed to unearth hydrocarbons at its Copernicus exploration well in the Norwegian Sea, Longboat Energy, a partner in the offshore license has informed.The company said that the Copernicus exploration well…

Magseis Fairfield's North Sea OBN Survey Scope Increases

Sep 14, 2022

Norwegian seismic data acquisition firm Magseis Fairfield has secured an increased scope of work related to an offshore survey project awarded back in June 2020.On June 30, 2020, Magseis Fairfield said it had secured a 4D OBN monitor survey for the North Sea 2021 summer season…

Serica Energy's 'High-impact' Wildcat Drilling Faces Delays Due to Rig Equipment Failure

Sep 14, 2022

Serica Energy has hit a snag with the drilling of a high-impact North Eigg exploration well off the UK due to rig equipment failure, and the operations are now expected to take six weeks longer than originally expected. According to Serica,…

Brief Contract Extension for BW Offshore's FPSO in Gabon

Sep 13, 2022

FPSO-leasing specialist BW Offshore has secured a short-term contract extension for its Petroleo Nautipa FPSO.The contract will see production extended from September 20 to October 4, 2022, ahead of demobilization. The spread-moored FPSO has…

Inpex Books Ocean Apex Rig for Drilling Offshore Australia

Sep 01, 2022

Offshore drilling company Diamond Offshore Drilling has secured a contract for its Ocean Apex rig with Inpex in Australia. Inpex, based in Japan, will use the rig on the Northwest Shelf of Australia. The new contract covers two wells and is…

Aquadrill Nets Further Work for Vela Drillship in U.S. GoM

Sep 01, 2022

Offshore drilling firm Aquadrill has extended a charter hire agreement with Diamond Offshore Drilling to provide its Vela drillship for operations in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico for a drilling contract with a minimum duration of 225 days.Aquadrill…

ADES to Buy 7 Jack-up Rigs from Seadrill

Sep 01, 2022

Offshore drilling firm Seadrill has signed a deal to sell seven jack-up drilling rigs in Saudi Arabia to ADES.Upon completion of the sale the rigs AOD I, AOD II, AOD III, West Callisto, West Ariel, West Cressida, and West Leda will be owned by ADES…

Green Energy Group Wraps Sale of 'Petrel Explorer'

Aug 30, 2022

Norwegian company Green Energy Group has completed the sale of its Petrel Explorer seismic survey vessel.The company, which last year rebranded to Green Energy Group from Seabird Exploration to reflect a strategic shift in business towards green energy transition…

Brazil: Enauta Interrupts Oil Production from Atlanta Field as Hose Problem Detected

Aug 26, 2022

Brazilian oil company Enauta is having difficulties with fully restoring output from the Atlanta field in the Santos Basin offshore Brazil, but still expects the production to reach normal levels by September.Earlier this month, Enauta said…

UK: Unite Ballots Offshore Drilling Crews on Strike Action

Aug 24, 2022

UK's workers' union Unite said Monday it would ballot over 300 offshore drilling and contract maintenance workers covered by the United Kingdom Drilling Contractors Association (UKDCA) on strike action.The ballot, which opened Monday and closes on September 27…

Enauta Restarts Production from Atlanta Field

Aug 18, 2022

Brazilian oil company Enauta has brought back online oil production from the Atlanta field, following a planned downtime.Enauta had said earlier this month that the gradual output resumption would take place by mid-August when a new water treatment…

Magseis Fairfield Wins OBN Survey Work with ExxonMobil in Guyana

Aug 17, 2022

Oslo-listed marine seismic survey firm Magseis Fairfield has signed a contract with ExxonMobil for a large Ocean Bottom Node (OBN) project offshore Guyana, where ExxonMobil has so far discovered 11 billion barrels of oil.The project is expected…

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