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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Vattenfall Sells Stake in First Dutch Offshore Wind Farm to Partner Shell

Mar 31, 2021

Energy giant Shell has taken over full control over the Egmond aan Zee offshore wind farm in the Netherlands, buying out Vattenfall from the NoordzeeWind joint venture.Offshore wind farm Egmond aan Zee started operating in 2007, supplying electricity to more than 100…

KrisEnergy Finally Completes Vietnam Offshore Block Farm-out

Mar 31, 2021

After several delays, Southeast Asia-focused oil and gas company KrisEnergy has completed the farm-out of its entire 100% working interest in Block 115/09 offshore Vietnam.KrisEnergy had in February 2020 said it had struck a deal with an unnamed…

Equinor, BP Offshore Wind JV Picks Nexans for Empire Wind Cable Work

Mar 30, 2021

Empire Offshore Wind, an offshore wind joint venture between Equinor and BP, has picked offshore cable specialist Nexans as a preferred supplier to connect the Empire Wind offshore projects in New York to the onshore grid.The turnkey projects cover the full design and manufacturing…

'Floatel Endurance' Gets Extended Stay at Equinor's Martin Linge Field

Mar 30, 2021

Floatel, a provider of offshore accommodation rigs for the international offshore energy industry, has secured a contract extension for its Floatel Endurance semi-submersible unit in Norway.Floatel, which last week announced it had successfully…

Malaysia: ConocoPhillips Books Velesto Jack-Up Rig

Mar 26, 2021

Malaysian offshore drilling company Velesto said Friday it had secured a drilling contract with ConocoPhillips in Malaysia.The contract is for Velesto's jack-up drilling rig NAGA 7. The estimated value of the contract is around $8 million.Under the contract…

Total Hires Jacktel for Accommodation Support at Tyra Project, Offshore Denmark

Mar 26, 2021

Jacktel, a subsidiary of Macro Offshore, has won a contract with Total for the supply of its accommodation jack-up Haven at the Tyra redevelopment project offshore Denmark.The contract has a duration of 20 months and starts in the third quarter of 2021…

Keel Laid for Jan De Nul's Giant Offshore Installation Unit

Mar 25, 2021

Offshore installation contractor Jan De Nul has informed that the keel-laying ceremony was held in China for its offshore installation vessel Voltaire. The vessel will, once delivered, be able to install the world's largest offshore wind turbines…

Sval Energi Wraps $300M Edison Norge Buy

Mar 25, 2021

Norwegian oil and gas company Sval Energi said Thursday it had completed the $300 million acquisition of Edison Norge.The deal, first announced in December 2020, sees HitecVision-backed Sval acquiring ten production licenses on the Norwegian continental shelf…

Equinor Adds Another Well to Odfjell Drilling Rig's Scope

Mar 22, 2021

Just days after exercising a one-well option for Odfjell Drilling's Deepsea Atlantic semi-submersible drilling rig, Norway's oil and gas firm Equinor has exercised another one.The offshore drilling company said Monday: 'Further to our press…

Siemens Energy to Deliver Topside Modules for MISC-built FPSO

Mar 19, 2021

Siemens Energy said Friday it had won a contract with Malaysian MISC to deliver eight complete topside modules for an FPSO MISC is building for deployment in South America.According to Siemens Energy, its topside modules 'will provide sustainable…

Tullow Shareholders Approve Sale of E. Guinea Assets to Panoro

Mar 18, 2021

Tullow Oil shareholders on Thursday approved the sale of the company's assets in Equatorial Guinea to Oslo-listed Panoro Energy.As announced in February, Tullow agreed, subject to certain conditions, to sell its subsidiaries with assets in Equatorial…

Seabed Geosolutions Extends 'Subsea Viking' Charter

Mar 17, 2021

Norwegian vessel operator Eidesvik Offshore has won more work for its Subsea Viking vessel.Seismic acquisition firm Seabed Geosolutions awarded the new contract for the vessel under the Master Time Charter Agreement.The new contract will start in direct continuation of the existing contract…

VIDEO: Topsides Modules Lifted on Guyana-bound Liza Unity FPSO

Mar 16, 2021

SBM Offshore, the Dutch-based FPSO company, said Tuesday that the topsides lifting campaign for the Liza Unity FPSO was recently completed. The FPSO is being built for deployment at ExxonMobil's Stabroek offshore block in Guyana.'Thanks to the efforts of the integrated team…

Eni Set to Start Drilling Offshore Montenegro as Jack-Up Rig Arrives

Mar 16, 2021

Italian oil company Eni, with its Russian partner Novatek, is gearing up to start drilling operations offshore Montenegro.The country's Hydrocarbons Administration said Monday that the jack-up drilling rig Topaz Driller had arrived at the offshore drilling location around 7 pm local time Monday…

ADNOC Suspends Petrofac from Competing for New Contracts over Bribery Case

Mar 15, 2021

Abu Dhabi-based oil and gas giant ADNOC has suspended oilfield services firm Petrofac from competing for new ADNOC contracts 'until further notice,' over a bribery case related to contracts awarded in 2013 and 2014.'Petrofac Ltd announces it…

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