Asia Pacific (APAC)

Vallourec provide local solutions for the Asia Pacific oil and gas market with sales, service and production sites across 6 locations. The company has proven solid project track records on projects such as Jangkrik, Wheatstone, Malikai and REDA Singapore Operations, amongst many others, bolstered by the worldwide reputation of our VAM® service network and Serimax welding solutions. The portfolio of local solutions has been developed to help customers gain productivity, reduce their costs as well as enhance the local proximity.

Vallourec entered in Asia pacific in 1989 through PT Citra Tubindo (PTCT) in Batam, Indonesia. In under 30 years, PTCT has grown from a local company into a world class partner of Vallourec throughout Asia Pacific area and beyond.

Regional Hubs in Indonesia, Malaysia and Singapore​

Indonesia​

Vallourec Group with its Regional Hub PT Citra Tubindo is ideally located to serve the Oil and Gas companies. Thanks to our vertically integrated mills, PTCT procures pipes from mills in Europe, China and Brazil. PTCT is capable to provide heat treatment and the full VAM® product line and all associated support and services. This includes high seamless “Oil Country Tubular Goods” (OCTG), Line Pipe and Drill Pipe with API and Premium connections, covering all the applications from conventional onshore to offhsore deep-water, HPHT, extended reach and Enhanced Oil Recovery (EOR). PT. Citra Tubindo providing.

Malaysia​

In Malaysia, Vallourec has a strong local base of approx. 140 employees through our subsidiary company Serimax having a Welding workshop set-up in Pasir Gudang and office in Kuala Lumpur as part of Vallourec’s 1,500 employees in APAC excluding China.

Singapore​

Vallourec is closer to the well by supporting the major OEMs in Singapore hub with both Vallourec Tube Alloy / Accessories Threading facility.

South Korea & Japan

With our Branch office located in Seoul, hosting local workforce, together with our network of commercial partners in South Korea and Japan, Vallourec has been able to win major contracts with key customers in different fields: from power plant to offshore construction. South Korea and Japan remain export-oriented markets with many business opportunities to catch in the future. Our partnership with Seonghwa, a Korean piping manufacturer, (hot expanded pipes), dedicated to process pipes and power pipes.

India

Long presence in India through exclusive Indian representatives, catering to Oil & Gas, Power and Industry markets, with major projects won in all these markets over the years. Augumented by local commercial presence since 2013.

Tubular Solutions Covering the Entire Chain​

Vallourec through its Regional Hub PTCT can manage and support Total Tubular Management Solutions (TTMS) by holding a stock of green pipes and / or finished pipes in Batam. Thanks to our VAM® Far East team located in Singapore we are able to provide Field Services including running supervision, pipe yard inspections and tools rentals. Finally our VAM® Licenses network enable us to offer local repair capabilities in most of Asia Pacific countries.

Main customers

Total (Brunei, Myanmar, Malaysia, Indonesia), Exxon Indonesia, Hyusky CNOOC Indonesia, Perisai, Chevron, Apache & Kufpec, Eni, Technip, Shell, Technip, Vantage, PT. Apexindo, PT. Plumpang, PT. Binakarindo, PVD, Vietsoveptro, UMW Oil & Gas, COSL Panpacific, Japan Drilling Corporation. Doosan Heavy Industries & Construction, Hyundai Heavy Industries, Samsung Heavy Industries, Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering, IHI and Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems, ONGC, Cairn India, Oil India Limited, Reliance, GSPC, L&T, NTPC, NPCIL, GE, Doosan, BHEL, Thermax.


Key dates of Vallourec's history in APAC​

2016 Vallourec becomes official sponsor of France-Korea year, highlighting bilateral exchanges of both countries
​2015 ​Grand opening of the Accessory facility Vallourec Tube Alloy in Singapore
​2013 Vallourec Tubes France opens local office in India
​2013 ​Inauguration of Seonghwa Pipe Expansion mill new plant
2012 ​​Opening of the Vallourec Tube Alloy Sales Office in Singapore
2010 Establishment of local partnership with Seonghwa Industrial (Korean piping manufacturer) to produce hot expanded seamless pipes in South Korea
2010 ​Creation of Vallourec Korea Branch office in Seoul (South Korea)
2009 ​Vallourec becomes the majority shareholder with more than 78% stake of PTCT
2006 Serimax, Jointing Solutions arrives in Malaysia
1993 ​Creation of VAM® Far East to provide field services in the Asia Pacific region
1989 VALLOUREC establishes a subcontracting agreement with PTCT acquiring 20% stake
1986 Vallourec granted a licence to PT Citra Tubindo (PTCT) in Indonesia
 

 Locations

Key figures

Welding facility in Malaysia1
Finishing unit in Indonesia1
Pipe expansion mill in South Korea1
Offices3
Workforce1 200
Vallourec presence in APAC+25years