Hydrocarbon processing

Creating value for your Hydrocarbon Processing projects

Vallourec has a long experience of providing the full range of seamless pipes for Hydrocarbon Processing projects. We offer the widest dimensional range of seamless carbon steel and alloy steel pipes worldwide, designed to be used in the most demanding conditions – high pressure / high temperature applications, corrosive environments, cryogenic conditions and various challenging combinations.



Vallourec products are used in:

  • Floating units:
    Topsides for FPSO (floating production storage and offloading), FLNG (floating liquefied natural gas), FSRU (floating storage and regasification units)
  • Central processing facilities (CPF):
    Gas/Oil separation, gas compression, natural gas liquids and gas injection units
  • Gas processing:
    liquefied natural gas (LNG), gas-to-liquids (GTL), gas sweetening (sour service), gas treatment plants and others
  • Refineries:
    hydrotreaters, sulphur recovery units, cokers, visbreakers, upgraders, fluid catalytic cracker (FCC), fired heaters and distillation columns
  • Petrochemical plants:
    steam crackers, olefins, fertilizers, aromatics and others
    + Plus interconnecting pipelines in refineries, petrochemical and gas processing plants


Key features:

  • Single supplier able to offer largest dimensional range of seamless pipe (OD and wall thickness) for a full range of carbon steel and alloy steel grades
  • High temperature and low temperature grades
  • Excellent creep resistance and toughness properties
  • Corrosion expertise plus extensive database of NACE results
  • Standard fine grain steel production with low sulphur and low phosphorus content
  • Excellent weldability
  • Ability to offer large number of items and small quantities
  • Supply of hollows (motherpipe) for bends and fittings
  • Excellent in-service track record



Vallourec provides a full range of approved seamless pipes for international distributors, to serve MRO and all project requirements. We are proud to supply top quality products to answer market needs. From tailored orders to exclusive frame agreements, we are driven by today‘s demand to offer the best solutions to all our distributors, delivering the best products, on time delivery and the highest level of service.


Hollows for fittings

Hollows are tubular products, customized to be transformed into fitting products. With the excellent forgeability of our steel, Vallourec offers hollows for fittings according to your needs. Depending on the subsequent manufacturing steps, hollows can be delivered according to inside diameter tolerances, minimum wall thickness and multiple lengths.  


Pipe Project Solutions



Certified Production Units


Vallourec mills are approved by major national & international oil companies, official authorities, customers & third party organizations


ISO 9001 - ISO 14001 - OHSAS 18001 - API 5L - ASME - ASTM



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