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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Suncor Extinguishes Fire on Terra Nova FPSO

Jun 01, 2020

A fire broke out on Saturday aboard Suncor Energy-operated Terra Nova FPSO offshore Canada, the offshore oil and gas regulator C-NLOPB said.Suncor told C-NLOPB that everyone onboard was accounted for and safe, and that the fire had been extinguished…

Seafox Drops Takeover Pursuit of GMS

May 28, 2020

Dutch jack-up services company Seafox has ended its pursuit to acquire rival Gulf Marine Services.After it in April floated an idea about the possible takeover of GMS, the GMS board rejected the plan deeming the move opportunistic, valuing the company's equity 'at only US$32 million…

Esvagt CEO: No Job Cuts and Furloughs

May 22, 2020

At these difficult times when companies involved in the offshore industry are cutting jobs across the board as one of the ways to preserve cash, there's one offshore vessel operator that, while indeed cutting salaries, is keeping the jobs in place…

Repsol Given Green Light to Use Maersk Inspirer at Yme

May 19, 2020

Spanish oil company Repsol has been given a green light to use the Maersk Inspirer jack-up rig at the Yme field, in the North Sea, offshore Norway.The consent, granted by the Petroleum Safety Authority Norway, to connection, completion, and…

Eni Suspends SSV Catarina Offshore Drilling Rig

May 15, 2020

Italian oil and gas company Eni has suspended works carried out by the SSV Catarina semi-submersible drilling rig offshore Indonesia.This was revealed by Singapore-based KS Energy, which last year won the contract with Eni, as part of a joint venture with Universal Energy Resources…

'We Won't Just Weather the Crisis, We'll Come Out Stronger,' SBM Offshore CEO Says

May 14, 2020

SBM Offshore, one of the world's largest FPSO solutions providers, on Wednesday slightly reduced 2020 guidance due to uncertainty caused by the COVID-19 pandemic and the low oil price environment, but the CEO is optimistic the company will not just weather the storm…

Seadrill: West Polaris Drillship Contract Cut Short

May 14, 2020

Offshore drilling firm Seadrill Partners has said it has received a notice of termination for the 2008-built West Polaris drillship contract.'As a result, the contract is expected to conclude in early November 2020, and the backlog is expected to decrease by approximately $23 million…

Awilco Drilling Posts 'Nil' in 1Q Revenue. In Talks for Newbuilds Funding, Deployment

May 13, 2020

Oslo-listed offshore drilling contractor Awilco Drilling did not generate revenue during the first quarter of 2020, and it on Wednesday reported a net loss of $9,4 million. However, the company is optimistic about the future, that is, when its high-end rigs…

Premier Oil Shelves $1.8B Falkland Islands Offshore Project

May 13, 2020

UK-based oil and gas operator Premier Oil has said it has suspended the Sea Lion-1 oil project offshore the Falkland Islands.The company said the $1.8 billion offshore oil project would be suspended to minimize ongoing spend in light of the current market conditions…

Rem Offshore Clinches Platform Supply Vessel Deal

May 13, 2020

Norwegian offshore vessel owner Rem Offshore has said it has secured a new contract for the Rem Insula platform supply vessel.In a social media post on Tuesday, Rem Offshore said that the contract would take the offshore vessel through 2020 and into 'smooth waters in 2021…

Lundin Gets Drilling Permit for Barents Sea Well

May 12, 2020

Lundin Energy has obtained a drilling permit for an offshore exploration well in the Barents Sea, off the Norwegian coast.The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate said Tuesday that it had granted Lundin Energy Norway permission to drill the well formally named 7219/11-1…

OMV Gets Green Light for Hades Drilling

May 11, 2020

OMV Norge, a Norwegian subsidiary of Austria's OMV, has received approval from the Petroleum Safety Authority Norway to drill at the Hades prospect in the Norwegian Sea.'We have given OMV (Norge) AS consent for exploration drilling in block 6506/11 in the Norwegian Sea…

New CEO for Aker Energy

May 08, 2020

Aker Energy, a Norwegian oil company focused on Ghana's offshore resources, has appointed a new CEO.Aker ASA, Aker Energy's parent company, said Friday in its first-quarter report that Håvard Garseth took over as Aker Energy's CEO in April.Prior…

Pacific Drilling Left with One Offshore Rig in Operation

May 08, 2020

Pacific Drilling's drillship Pacific Santa Ana has been placed on a reduced standby rate, the drilling company said in its first-quarter report on Thursday, leaving the company with only one rig actually working at the moment - the Pacific Khamsin…

Saudi Aramco 'Suspends' Noble Corp. Jack-Up Rig

May 07, 2020

Offshore drilling company Noble Corp has said that its jack-up rig Noble Scott Marks, located offshore Saudi Arabia, will be suspended at the request of its client.The rig is on a contract with Saudi Aramco, which, as Noble Corp. said in April…

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