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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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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…

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…

ADNOC Drilling Takes Delivery of Shelf Drilling Journey Jack-Up Rig

Feb 25, 2021

UAE-based ADNOC Drilling has taken delivery of the Shelf Drilling Journey jack-up drilling rig from Shelf Drilling, following the sale and purchase deal signed in December 2020.Offshore drilling contractor Shelf Drilling said Thursday that it had on February 24…

PTTEP, Petronas Make Significant Gas Find Offshore Sarawak, Malaysia

Feb 10, 2021

Malaysian oil firm Petronas and Thailand's PTTEP on Wednesday announced they'd made a large gas discovery at the Lang Lebah-2 well, offshore Sarawak, Malaysia.The well is located in Block SK410B, in the Central Luconia Province, about 80 kilometers off the coast of Sarawak…

Malaysia: Icon Offshore Clinches Drilling Contract with Petrofac

Feb 04, 2021

Oilfield services firm Petrofac has awarded Icon Offshore a contract for the supply of a jack-up drilling rig for drilling at the PM304 block offshore Malaysia.Under the contract, Icon Offshore, through its subsidiary Persiai Offshore, will supply the Perisai Pacific 101 jack-up drilling rig…

Awilco Drilling CEO Resigns as Rig Cancellations 'Change Prerequisites'

Feb 01, 2021

Jens Berge, Chief Executive Officer of the troubled offshore drilling contractor Awilco Drilling has resigned from the company 'to pursue other opportunities.'In an announcement released Sunday evening (CET), Oslo-listed Awilco Drilling, which…

Shearwater Nets SE Asia Seismic Survey Gig

Feb 01, 2021

Norway-based seismic survey services provider Shearwater GeoServices has won a contract for a marine seismic 3D survey in South East Asia.The company, owned by Rasmussengruppen, GC Rieber Shipping ASA, and Schlumberger, said that the contract was for two months…

Eni Hires PV Drilling VI Jack-Up for Drilling Offshore Vietnam

Jan 05, 2021

Vietnamese offshore drilling company PV Drilling has recently signed a contract with Italian oil giant Eni for the supply of its PV Drilling VI jack-up rig.The contract, with Eni Vietnam, is for the oil company's 2021 drilling campaign, scheduled to start in early January off the coast of Vietnam…

Australia: BP's Closely Watched Ironbark Offshore Well Fails to Deliver

Dec 29, 2020

BP's closely watched Ironbark exploration well offshore W. Australia, which partners had hoped could unearth 15tcf of gas, has not encountered hydrocarbons, not in significant volume anyway.Beach Energy, BP's partner in the project, said Tuesday that the well had been drilled to a total depth of 5…

Shelf Drilling Sells Jack-Up Rig to ADNOC for $77.6M

Dec 21, 2020

Oslo-listed offshore drilling company Shelf Drilling has agreed to sell a jack-up drilling rig to UAE-based ADNOC Drilling.Under the agreement, ADNOC Drilling, a drilling subsidiary of UAE's national oil company ADNOC, will buy Shelf Drilling's Shelf Drilling Journey jack-up drilling unit…

Polarcus, Sovcomflot in Seismic Survey Deal in Far East

Dec 18, 2020

Oslo-listed marine seismic company Polarcus has signed a memorandum of agreement with Sovcomflot for the use of one of its survey vessels on a project in the Far East.The company said Friday the contract was signed with SCF GEO, a Sovcomflot Group firm…

Solstad on a Roll: Scores Vessel Charters in India, Australia

Dec 17, 2020

Just hours after announcing three contracts for its platform suppliers in the North Sea and Suriname, Norwegian offshore vessel operator Solstad Offshore released a separate statement on Thursday, announcing charters for three construction vessels…

Boskalis Charters Offshore Construction Vessel for Offshore Wind Work in Taiwan

Dec 04, 2020

Dutch marine services provider Boskalis will expand its offshore fleet with the multipurpose DP2 offshore construction vessel Boka Tiamat.The company said Thursday that the vessel would arrive in its fleet in January 2021 and that it would be deployed on offshore wind projects in Taiwan…

Australia: Melbana Energy Expands Offshore Acreage Near Beehive Prospect

Nov 26, 2020

Australian oil and gas Melbana Energy has been awarded two additional petroleum exploration permits offshore northern Australia, near the license containing the Beehive prospect.The application was made for the permit areas, designated as WA-544-P and NT/P87…

Interview: Kongsberg's Geir Oscar Løseth Discusses the Hybrid OSV

Nov 25, 2020

On the back of a recent deal struck by Norway's Kongsberg Maritime to supply turnkey hybrid battery solutions for three of Island Offshore's platform supply vessels, Offshore Engineer has interviewed Geir Oscar Løseth, Kongsberg Maritime's General Manager Sales…

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