TMK and Sakhalin Energy Investment Company Ltd sign cooperation memo

May 20, 2014. Pipe Metallurgical Company (TMK), one of the world’s leading OCTG manufacturers, and Sakhalin Energy Investment Company Ltd, the operator of one of the world’s largest multi-faceted oil and gas projects Sakhalin 2, signed a memorandum of understanding, TMK’s press service reports.

The memorandum provides for the development of effective cooperation in terms of getting TMK’s pipe products qualified and certified as to whether they can be used by Sakhalin Energy. The memorandum provides for an audit and technical qualification of Volzhsky Pipe Plant and Taganrog Metallurgical Plant. Sakhalin Energy experts and a number of other technical experts, including Shell representatives, will take part in the testing of pipe products at TMK’s research center in Houston, USA.

In case all the cooperation stages go through successfully, a roadmap will be developed that will allow Sakhalin Energy to consider TMK as a potential OCTG supplier. TMK proposes selling casing with premium threaded joints ŅĢŹ UP PF for Sakhalin 2. The joint has already been tested successfully for CAL IV and thus proved complying with the global quality standards.


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