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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Guyana: Tullow Oil, Partners Keep Control Over Orinduik Offshore Block Until 2023

Mar 15, 2021

The government of Guyana has granted an extension to the term of the Tullow Oil-operated Orinduik offshore block that will see the block partners maintain control of the block until 2023. According to Eco Atlantic, Tullow Oil's partner in the offshore block…

Noble Corp. Nets New Rig Contracts, Extensions. Sees Uptick in Tender Activity

Mar 12, 2021

Offshore drilling contractor Noble Corporation has recently secured several drilling contracts and its CEO says there has been an uptick in tender activity in various markets.The company, which in February completed its financial restructuring…

FAR to Sell Senegal Oil Field Stake to Woodside, as Lukoil, Remus Offers Incomplete

Mar 12, 2021

Australian oil and gas company FAR said Friday it would sell its stake in offshore blocks in Senegal to Woodside, subject to the approval of its shareholders, as proposed company takeover offers made by Remus and Lukoil were incomplete.To remind…

Subsea 7 Nets "Sizeable" Contract

Mar 12, 2021

Offshore installation contractor Subsea 7 said Friday it had won a sizeable contract, which means it is valued between $50 million and $150 million.In a brief update in which it did not reveal many details, Subsea 7 said the scope of work includes engineering…

Two Die, Ten Rescued as Russian Cargo Ship Sinks in Black Sea, Off Romania

Mar 11, 2021

Two people died and ten were rescued after the Russian cargo ship Volgo Balt 179 sank in the Black Sea off Romania early morning on Thursday, according to reports from Romania.Romanian offshore services company GSP Offshore said that its GSP…

Siemens Gamesa Picks Cadeler to Transport and Install Giant 14MW Offshore Wind Turbines

Mar 10, 2021

Offshore wind installation company Cadeler said Wednesday it had won the largest contract in its history.Cadeler, previously known as Swire Blue Ocean, said that offshore wind turbine maker Siemens Gamesa had awarded Cadeler a contract of valued at around $90 million…

Samsung Heavy Ordered to Pay $411M to Stena Drilling in Canceled Offshore Rig Order Case

Mar 09, 2021

South Korean shipbuilding giant Samsung Heavy Industries must pay $411 million to offshore drilling contractor Stena Drilling, a London arbitration tribunal has ruled.The spat between the two companies began after Stena Drilling in 2017 terminated…

ExxonMobil Set to Spud Another Well at Guyana's Canje Block

Mar 09, 2021

U.S. oil major ExxonMobil is set to drill another well in the Canje Block, offshore Guyana, after it was last week announced that the first well drilled -the Bulletwood-1 - failed to strike commercial oil volumes.ExxonMobil has now moved Stena…

PetroRio Buys Stake in Brazil Offshore Oil Field from Total

Mar 05, 2021

Brazilian oil and gas company PetroRio on Thursday said it had agreed to buy from Total a 28.6% stake in the Wahoo field, offshore Brazil.The field is located in the BM-C-30 Block, and the acquisition from Total, together with the interest in Wahoo PetroRio agreed to buy from BP…

Falkand Islands Gov't Gives More Time to Sea Lion Field Partners

Mar 05, 2021

The Falkland Islands government has agreed to extend the terms of several offshore oil and gas licenses, including the one containing the undeveloped Sea Lion field, oil and gas company Rockhopper has informed.To remind, Premier Oil, the operator of the Sea Lion development…

Interview: Cloud Solution Promises to Drive Down CUI Maintenance Costs in O&G Industry

Mar 04, 2021

SAP SE and DNV GL - as of today known just as DNV - have recently announced a collaboration aimed at delivering a new industry cloud solution designed to tackle corrosion under insulation, a major problem facing the integrity of oil and gas plants…

Norwegian Seismic Firm Reactivates Vessels Citing Pick Up in Activity

Mar 04, 2021

Norway-based marine seismic surveyor PGS said Thursday it was experiencing an increase in seismic acquisition project activity, and that it would reactivate some previously stacked vessels.'Based on project awards so far, PGS has started preparations…

Guyana: No Oil at Exxon's First Well in Canje Block

Mar 04, 2021

U.S. oil major ExxonMobil has failed to find commercial quantities of oil at the Bulletwood-1 offshore well in the Canje Block, offshore Guyana.The well, spudded on December 30, 2020, was drilled using the Stena Carron drillship and was the first well drilled in the 4…

Bumi Armada 4Q Profit Boosted by Armada Kraken FPSO Performance

Feb 26, 2021

Malaysian FPSO company Bumi Armada posted a net profit of RM144.1 million (around $35,5 million) in the fourth quarter of 2020.Bumi Armada said the result was an improvement from the third quarter of 2020 when its net profit was RM85.6 million (USD 21…

Energean Takes Full Ownership of Energean Israel

Feb 26, 2021

London-listed oil and gas company Energean has become the full owner of Energean Israel Limited, a company working to develop the Karish and Tanin fields in the Mediterranian Sea, offshore Israel.As previously reported, Energean in December…

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