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CUSTOMER / SECTOR News

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Two orders in Italy in Alloy 690 and Alloy 400

TUBACEX has booked two orders in Italy (for Walter Tosto S.p.a and Mangiarotti S.p.a) in Alloy 690 steel grade to be used in steam reformers in methanol plants in the Iranian market, showing the Group’s capabilities and customers’ confidence. Besides this, the group has also received an order from our customer Swagelok in Malaysia of Alloy 400 tubing for the Bergading FSO project.

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Nexans umbilicals achieve global reach with new project in Australia with TUBACEX tubes

Nexans will deliver an innovative umbilical, 32 km in length combining power, signal and steel tubes as well as other services to OneSubsea and Woodside in Western Australia. The umbilical will be manufactured at Nexans’ plants in Halden and Rognan with TUBACEX tubes, and will be delivered in January 2018. It will be installed at a depth down to 915 m.

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Noble Energy starts production at Gunflint
(deepwater Gulf of Mexico) with TUBACEX tubes

TUBACEX supplied Steel tubes to our customer Oceaneering Inc. for Gunflint oil development in the deepwater Gulf of Mexico. The two-well field is ramping up and is anticipated to reach a minimum gross production of 20 MBoed, with oil representing approximately 75% of the volumes produced. www.offshoreenergytoday.com.

China Lifts Anti-dumping Duty on
European Stainless Steel Tubes

The People’s Republic of China (China) removed the
additional duties for imports from the EU of high-precision
stainless steel seamless tubes (HP-SSST) used in superheaters
and reheaters of supercritical or ultra-supercritical boilers in
power stations on 22 August 2016. According to WTO rules, anti-dumping duties can only be imposed under strict
conditions where injurious dumping occurs.

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EXHIBITIONS

Stainless Steel World Duplex Seminar & Summit
in Duesseldorf, Germany

At 12-13 October, TUBACEX attended the World Duplex
Seminar & Summit hold in Duesseldorf, Germany, where
the latest developments regarding the use of Duplex and Superduplex Grades were presented and discussed.

Corcon 2016 in Delhi, India
TUBACEX Group also attended Corcon 2016 in Delhi,
India the 18th – 21 st September. This is the most
relevant exhibition regarding corrosion in India.

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APPROVALS
API 5CRA in UNS N08028

TUBACEX has become the world’s first API 5CRA qualified company for the production of Alloy 28 material. Alloy 28 is the main corrosion resistant high nickel material used in oil country tubular goods (OCTG) industry.