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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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 Thailand.Valaris 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…

Saudi Aramco Awards Ten-Year Deal for Shelf Drilling's Jack-Up Rig

May 06, 2021

Oslo-listed offshore drilling contractor Shelf Drilling has secured a ten-year contract extension for the High Island IX jack-up rig.The contract for the 1983-built, 2012-upgraded jack-up drilling unit is in direct continuation of its current contract in Saudi Arabia…

Report: Noble Corp. Bids for Seadrill's Assets

May 05, 2021

Offshore drilling contractor Noble Corp. has reportedly submitted a bid to acquire some assets of rival Seadrill. This is according to Reorg, a website providing credit intelligence, data, and analytics for hedge funds, asset managers, investment banks…

Wintershall Dea Terminates West Mira Rig Contract After March Incident

May 05, 2021

Oil and gas company Wintershall Dea has terminated the rig contract for the West Mira semi-submersible drilling rig, owned by Northern Ocean, managed by Seadrill.The news of the contract termination was shared Wednesday by Seadrill. Seadrill said: 'Seadrill Limited […

Shelf Drilling Nets 3-year Drilling Rig Contract in India

May 05, 2021

Jack-up drilling rig contractor Shelf Drilling has secured a contract in India for its Trident XII jack-up drilling unit. The contract is with the Indian oil company ONGC. Under the three-year contract, the Trident XII drilling rig will be used…

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