CUSTOMER / SECTOR News
The TUBACEX Group continues its activity of approvals to position itself as a reference in the market.
• Tubacex India has been listed as VD TUV 418 approved company – the only company from India in the list. This is a step in our strategy of positioning Tubacex India as a high quality tubular products supplier.
• Schoeller-Bleckmann has renewed its approval with relevant power generation customers as EDF and AREVA.
• TTA (Tubacex Taylor Accessories) has renewed its approval with REPSOL for fittings.
• Regarding the Japanese Power Generation Market market, Tubacex Tubos Inoxidables has been approved by IHI JAPAN and IBF by MITSUBISHI HITACHI POWER SYSTEMS.
• Tubacex Services has been ISO 9001 approved.
On 19 May Schoeller-Bleckmann Edelstahlrohr held its first Customer Day
During the event, focusing on the sector of heat exchangers and fertilizers, TUBACEX welcomed 30 customers from Europe, Asia and Middle East at Ternitz. Following the presentations, the customers were able to see the quality of the products first hand and the status of the techniques through a tour of the facility. The Thursday session ended with a dinner and on Friday they enjoyed a guided tour of Vienna.
In sight of the success and the positive comments from the customers, this will surely be the first of many and satisfactory «Customer Days» at SBER.
Kuwait to spend $115 billion on energy projects
Kuwait has earmarked $115 billion to spend on oil projects over the next five years. Over two-thirds of the spending, or 23 billion dinars, has been allocated for exploration and production. Kuwait aims to raise its production capacity, currently just over 3.0 million barrels per day, to 4.0 million bpd by 2020 and maintain it for another decade.
TUBACEX TUBOS INOXIDABLES has been requalified by KOC – Kuwait oil company – for the manufacturing of Corrosion resistant alloy OCTG.
Technip & FMC Technologies announce merger
Technip will merge with Houston-based FMC Technologies. The companies have entered into a memorandum of understanding (MOU) and expect to execute a definitive agreement to combine the companies in an all-stock merger transaction.