Bartolomej Tomic

Bartolomej Tomic

Bartolomej Tomic is managing editor of Offshore Engineer. He has covered the offshore energy industry since 2010.
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Shawcor Bags Sangomar, Baltic Pipe Deals

Feb 26, 2020

Pipeline coating specialist Shawcor will provide thermal insulation coating services for Woodside's Sangomar offshore development in Senegal.The contract, awarded to Shawcor's pipe coating division by Subsea 7, will see Shawcor earn somewhere between CAD$30-$50 million…

Wintershall Dea, Capricorn Get Approvals for Norwegian Wildcats

Feb 25, 2020

Norwegian offshore safety regulator PSA Norway on Monday gave its approvals for offshore exploration drilling plans by Wintershall Dea Norge and Capricorn Norge. Wintershall Dea Norge, a Norwegian subsidiary of the German company Wintershall Dea…

Azinam, Panoro Farm Into Africa Energy's S. Africa Offshore Block

Feb 25, 2020

Seacrest-capital backed Azinam and Oslo-listed Panoro Energy have agreed to farm into Africa Energy's Block 2B offshore South Africa, which contains the A-J1 oil discovery.Azinam will take a 50% stake and become the operator of the block, while Panoro will acquire a 12% percent share…

Serica to Hire WilPhoenix Rig for Rhum Field Work

Feb 25, 2020

London-listed oil firm Serica Energy plans to use Awilco Drilling's semi-submersible drilling rig WilPhoenix for a one-well workover on the Rhum field in the UK sector of the North Sea.Offshore drilling contractor Awilco Drilling said Tuesday…

Kinemagic's Stratus Speeds Up Digital Twin Creation

Feb 24, 2020

Tech company Kinemagic, focused on developing augmented reality solutions for heavy industrial companies, has recently launched Stratus, a 3D VR/XR software solution that the company promises will shake up the digital twin industry. Stratus…

Turkey Expands Drillship Fleet

Feb 21, 2020

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan has reportedly confirmed that the country, through its national oil company TPAO, has expanded its offshore drilling fleet with another drillship.TPAO has been using its two drillships the Fatih and the Yavuz – bought in 2017…

OMV to Drill Hades Appraisal Well with Island Innovator Rig in June

Feb 21, 2020

OMV Norway has applied for an environmental permit to drill the Hades appraisal well in the Norwegian Sea about 280 kilometers north of Kristiansund.The subsidiary of Austria's OMV plans to use the Island Innovator semi-submersible drilling…

Worley Bags Mozambique LNG Work with Total

Feb 21, 2020

French oil company Total has awarded oilfield services firm Worley two master service agreements (MSAs) for services at the Mozambique LNG Project.The Mozambique LNG project, previously operated by Anadarko, will be Mozambique’s first onshore LNG development…

Shell Orders Deep Down Equipment for Whale Development

Feb 20, 2020

Deep Down, a U.S.-based subsea oil and gas equipment supplier, has received an order from Shell for a delivery related to Shell's Whale development in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico.Under the contract with Shell, Deep Down will design, engineer and…

EMGS Looking at Options After Pemex Says No More Work to Be Awarded

Feb 20, 2020

Norwegian marine survey company EMGS is looking at options after Mexico's Pemex said it wouldn't award any more work 'in the medium future' under a contract announced in 2019. EMGS expects the decision will have a 'material detrimental effect' on its business…

Eidesvik Offshore Duo in 4-Month Charter with Seabed Geosolutions

Feb 19, 2020

Offshore supply vessel operator Eidesvik Offshore has signed a deal to provide two of its vessels to the seismic company Seabed Geosolutions.The Norwegian vessel owner said Wednesday it would, under the contracts, provide the seismic source…

BP Evacuates North Sea Platform After Power Issue

Feb 19, 2020

British oil major BP on Tuesday evacuated workers from its ETAP platform in the UK North Sea, following an issue with power generation.The oil company has removed 63 non-essential workers from the ETAP platform. It suspended production on Tuesday while working to resolve the issue…

Lundin Gets OK for Barents Sea Wildcat

Feb 18, 2020

Lundin Norway has received regulatory consent from the Norwegian Petroleum Directorate to drill an exploration well in the License 609 in the Barents Sea.Lundin will use the West Bollsta semi-submersible drilling rig for the operation. Lundin operates the block with a 40 percent ownership…

Early Charter Termination for SFL Trio

Feb 18, 2020

Solstad Offshore has terminated three AHTS bareboat charter agreements with SFL Corporation.Solstad said that the three medium-size vessels Sea Cheetah, Sea Jaguar, and Sea Leopard, would be handed back to SFL - ex-Ship Finance Internation - during the first quarter of 2020…

Petronas' 2nd FLNG Sets Sail for Malaysian Offshore Field

Feb 18, 2020

Malaysian oil and gas giant Petronas has said that its second FLNG Unit, the PFLNG Dua, has set sail from South Korea, and is on its way to the Rotan gas field, offshore Malaysia.The journey, which started from the Samsung Heavy Industries yard in Korea…

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