A new state-of-the-art activity to meet the challenges of the deep offshore

09/02/2011 - France, Oil & gas
Vallourec announces the creation of its new subsidiary, Vallourec Umbilicals, to meet the growing requirements of the offshore oil-fields’ exploitation.

​Located near Valtimet in Venarey-Les Laumes (France), the plant will produce welded stainless steel pipes designed to be fitted into umbilicals. Produced from high-technology processes (lasers, ultrasounds, X-rays), the umbilicals are lines combining pipes, cables and optical fibers. They connect the equipment set up on sea floor to its control station on the surface. This innovative solution enables to widen the Group‘s Premium Offer.