PNTZ makes first shipment of premium casing to Rosneft

3 September 2014 (12:35)

September 3, 2014. Pervouralsk New Pipe Plant (PNTZ, a member enterprise of ChTPZ Group) delivered its first consignment of high-strength 168.28x94mm casing with first-generation premium thread joints ChT-VC to Rosneft, ChTPZ Group’s press service reports.

The first pilot tests of casing with premium thread joints were carried out successfully at Rosneft’s Buzulukskoye deposit. 166,000 kg of casing were made at PNTZ Finishing Center. All in all, the plant will deliver 450,000 kg of new-type casing to the oil company before the end of the year.

This is the type of casing with strength grade R95 and thread joints ChT-VC with enhanced operational properties within a well (compression, stretching, internal and external pressure). Additionally, premium thread joints make it possible to use this type of pipes in slant oil and natural gas wells.

ChT-VC premium thread joint was designed and patented by ChTPZ Group in 2009; in 2012, its design was improved.

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