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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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Dolphin Drilling Wins Letter of Award for Offshore Drilling Project in India

Oct 19, 2023

Offshore drilling contractor Dolphin Drilling said Thursday it had received a Letter of Award (LOA) for a drilling campaign from Oil India Limited for a 14-month firm period, with another 7-month extension option.This follows Dolphin Drilling's mid-September announcement…

Siem Topaz Vessel's Contract in Taiwan Extended to Q4 2024

Sep 11, 2023

The Norwegian offshore vessel Siem Offshore said Monday it had secured a contract extension for the AHTS Siem Topaz with a local client in Taiwan. The contract will start in direct continuation of the current contract, for a firm period reaching into Q4 2024…

"You're gonna need a bigger crane..."

Aug 30, 2023

Offshore wind turbines are reaching new heights both literally (meters), and figuratively (megawatts). As the demand for larger turbines surges, so do the challenges faced by offshore installation contractors, which need to come up with bigger vessels…

Northern Lights CCS: Trailblazing the Path to Europe’s Net Zero Emissions

Jun 22, 2023

In the global quest for achieving net zero emissions and slowing down global warming, carbon capture and storage (CCUS) technology has emerged as an important solution. Among the notable projects being developed in the field is the Northern…

Bumi Armada Sells Armada Claire FPSO

Apr 26, 2023

Malaysian FPSO leasing company Bumi Armada said Tuesday it had completed the sale of the Armada Claire floating production storage and offloading vessel. The FPSO was sold by Bumi Armada's subsidiary, Armada Balnaves.'The Armada Claire sale was on an “as is where is” basis…

Vestas to Supply 15MW Turbines for Floating Offshore Wind Project in South Korea

Mar 31, 2023

Danish wind turbine maker Vestas said Friday it had signed a preferred supplier agreement to supply its giant 15MW offshore wind turbines for a floating wind project in South Korea.Vestas did not say who the client was. It did say that the floating…

Petronas and ExxonMobil to Pursue CCS Projects in Malaysia

Jan 27, 2023

Malaysian oil and gas company Petronas said Friday it had recently signed two agreements with U.S. major ExxonMobil to jointly pursue Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) projects in Malaysia.Petronas and ExxonMobil have committed to defining the next steps…

Report: Output from Shell's Prelude FLNG Shut Again

Dec 22, 2022

Shell has stopped production at its Prelude floating LNG plant off Western Australia after a fire.A Shell spokesperson told Reuters on Thursday that the fire at the giant FLNG unit 'was rapidly extinguished.'The 488-meter-long, Shell-operated…

Short-term Charter Extension for Yinson's FPSO in Nigeria

Dec 21, 2022

Malaysia's FPSO leasing company Yinson has secured a one-month contract extension for its Adoon FPSO in Nigeria.The contract was signed with client Addax, a Sinopec subsidiary, on December 16, 2022 and will run until January 2023.The value of the contract extension is estimated to be $3…

Report: Offshore Oil Worker Kills Colleague on a Rig in Qatar

Dec 15, 2022

A British offshore oil worker in Qatar murdered a coworker on an offshore oil rig, hid the body, and tried to kill another coworker on Monday, the British media reported.The Mirror initially reported that all three workers are from Scotland and employees of Stapem Offshore…

Wah Seong Wins $127M FPSO Topside Module Order

Dec 09, 2022

Wah Seong Corporation's Singapore-based subsidiary, WS Engineering & Fabrication Pte. has won a contract to build FPSO topside modules from Malaysian FPSO supplier Yinson.The contract is worth around $127 million.According to Wah Seong, the scope of work of the contract involves engineering…

COSL Bags $1,92B Worth of Offshore Drilling Service Deals in Middle East

Oct 25, 2022

Chinese offshore drilling contractor China Oilfield Services Limited (COSL) said Monday it had recently signed several long-term drilling rig service contracts in the Middle East. The contracts are worth around RMB14 billion (~$1,92 billion) in total…

Jan De Nul's Newbuild Jack-up Voltaire Suffers 'Limited Damage' in China Typhoon

Sep 16, 2022

Offshore installation specialist Jan De Nul Group said Thursday that the shipyard in China where its flagship jack-up installation vessel Voltaire is being built, was hit by typhoon Muifa in China during the night of 14 to 15 September 2022…

Woodside Books Floatel's Accommodation Rig for Pluto Work

Sep 16, 2022

Floatel International, an offshore accommodation services provider, said Friday it had secured a contract with Woodside for the Floatel Triumph semi-submersible accommodation unit.The Floatel Triumph will provide support to Woodside's Pluto project in Western Australia…

Inpex Exits Lucius, Hadrian North Fields in U.S. Gulf of Mexico

Sep 02, 2022

Japanese oil and gas company Inpex has transferred its entire stakes in two U.S. Gulf of Mexico offshore oilfields to project partners.The company has transferred its 10.1% stake in the Lucius Field located in the US Gulf of Mexico’s Keathley Canyon blocks 874…

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