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Your trusted partner

Vallourec has been providing tubular solutions to the Oil & Gas market for more than 50 years, ever since the development of VAMĀ® connections in 1965. 

A leading manufacturer of seamless steel pipes with a global industrial footprint, the Vallourec Group can accompany every of your projects. Our teams supply the industry with OCTG for Oil & Gas exploration and production wells, together with line pipe for onshore and offshore projects, as well as for the hydrocarbon processing industry. 

In the challenging and evolving Oil & Gas market, Vallourec strives to be a partner of choice. Our teams build on our proven expertise to present our customers with products and services at the highest standards of quality and safety. With innovative solutions and a global presence, we are dedicated to bringing competitive and value-added solutions. 

 

At the forefront of the premium connection market

Vallourec provides a full range of seamless steel tubes and VAM® premium connections for Oil & Gas well equipment including casing, tubing and accessories.

For exploration and production, for conventional and non-conventional fields, offshore and onshore, Vallourec provides the right materials and connections. Whatever challenges your Oil & Gas wells pose, we have the right solution. 

Casing & Tubing

Vallourec manufactures a full range of steel grades, both API and proprietary:

VAM® premium connections

VAM® connections are designed to be liquid- or gas-tight to ensure that wells maintain their integrity during the most challenging operations. Threaded & coupled, with flush or semi-flush integral connections, VAM® connections are designed for every well profile. VAM® 21 has been tested to the most stringent performance requirements (API RP 5C5: 2017 CAL IV) and has the highest proven technical performance of any connection on the market. 

Applications

Vallourec offers a full range of solutions for the most challenging applications:  

  • Deepwater (for example, in the Gulf of Mexico, offshore Brazil and West Africa) 
  • High Pressure/High Temperature (HP/HT) in the North Sea and Southeast Asia 
  • Unconventional (horizontal) drilling (like in shale gas applications in North America)
  • Corrosive environments (for example, in projects located in the Middle East and Central Asia).
Did you know that OCTG can also be used for geothermal applications? Thanks to our Oil & Gas experience, Vallourec has been able to support deep geothermal energy projects in Europe, Indonesia and Africa. 

 

A partner by your side

Whatever your project, we take up all your challenges by offering a wide range of support :

  • AccessoriesA full range of Tubing & Casing, Surface Equipment and Completion accessories. Benefiting from Vallourec’s manufacturing facilities and international presence, we provide full technical support on VAM® connections and interface with equipment and supply Vallourec grades as well as standard materials to mitigate risks and ensure well integrity;
  • CLEANWELL®. An innovative dry coating technology applied to VAM® connections in the mill provides dope-free lubrification and protects the threading from corrosion to improve operational performance and reduce the environmental impact;
  • Well design. Vallourec engineers can help you with your choice of materials and connections to optimize your well design;
  • Oil & Gas MechanicalsWe supply seamless mechanical tubing for a wide range of vital components in the Oil & Gas industry. Whether it’s for exploration, drilling, completion or well servicing and repairs, Vallourec mechanical tubing is used in a variety of oil field equipment;
  • Education. Train your team with in the best available education on tubular products from conception to completion,
  • Technical support. Vallourec offers dedicated R&D and testing capacities for materials, connections and accessories. We are also proud to provide access to a global network of VAM® technical experts and 24/7 online support;
  • VAM® Licensee network. A worldwide network of more than 180 accessories and repair shops licensed to cut VAM® threads;
  • VAM® Field Service. A worldwide network of specialized personnel, our technicians provide pipe inspection services, make-up and running supervision on the rig, as well as technical assistance;
  • Threading Services. Vallourec Accessories applies a wide range of VAM®, API, and other premium threading services on tubing, casing, customer’s specialized equipment and drill pipe in sizes up to 22 inches at its facilities or at customer locations. 

Global solutions to meet your line pipe challenges

With dedicated Project Management Organization, Vallourec brings a team of experts to guide you at every stage of your project, from design and engineering through to delivery and installation. No matter the scope (onshore or offshore) and no matter the challenges, we aim to deliver the most reliable and cost-effective solutions.

By combining Vallourec’s pipe manufacturing skills with Serimax’s welding expertise, our offer for line pipe projects goes far beyond any single product or service—we provide a wide range of solutions to cover all your needs. 

Our portfolio includes:


We also offer solutions for fatigue sensitive applications, for ultra-deepwater or high pressure operations and corrosive environments. Our manufacturing facilities can produce:
We also collaborate with a panel of carefully selected subcontractors and subsidiaries for associated services (external anti-corrosion coating, thermal insulation coating, CRA lined pipe, bends, welding, multi-jointing) to ensure integrated, reliable and competitive solutions for your projects.
 
To accelerate and secure your line pipe production workflow, we have developed Smartengo Best Fit. Based on a unique pipe identification tag, this digital solution uses actual pipe dimensional data to provide HiLo analysis and pipe-end matching simulation, as well as to identify the best pipe fitting.
 
Choosing Vallourec as a partner for your line pipe project means benefiting from our international presence, access to local representatives, our R&D expertise and a customer-aligned organization focused on your success. 

 

Creating value for Hydrocarbon Processing projects

Hydrocarbon Processing projects require a wide variety of seamless steel pipes. Vallourec is proud to offer the widest dimensional range of seamless carbon steel and alloy steel pipes.

Vallourec supplies both EPCs (Engineering, Procurement & Construction companies) and international distributors with seamless pipes for new builds, maintenance and refurbishment, and MRO project requirements.

Vallourec has a strong track record in this area and has supplied projects around the world for the following applications:

  • Floating units: topsides for Floating Production Storage and Offloading (FPSO), Floating Liquified Natural Gas (FLNG), Floating Storage and Regasification Units (FSRU);
  • Central processing facilities (CPF): Gas/oil separation, gas compression, natural gas liquids and gas injection units;
  • Gas processing: Liquified Natural Gas (LNG), Gas-To-Liquid (GTL), gas sweetening (sour service), gas treatment plants and others;
  • Refineries: hydrotreaters, sulfur recovery units, cokers, visbreakers, upgraders, fluid catalytic cracker (FCC), fired heaters and distillation columns;
  • Petrochemical plants: stream crackers, olefins, fertilizers, aromatics and others.
From custom orders to exclusive framework agreements, we offer competitive and innovative solutions, on-time delivery and operational excellence.