ChTPZ Group Supplies Pipes to Arctic

UrBC, Yekaterinburg, March 29, 2017. ChTPZ Group supplied to its customer a set of pumping and compression pipes meant for producing oil at Prirazlomnoye Deposit in the Arctic. This unique, import-substituting produce was manufactured at the Group’s Pervouralsk New Pipe Plant’s Finishing Center for OCTGs.

According to the company press service, the set comprises 115,000 kg of H2S resistant pipes with enhanced strength grade and ChT-VT and ChT-VC Premium threaded joints. By order of the customer, Gazprom Neft Shelf, the Group applied a special steel-testing technique as well as got the threaded joints tested for airtightness and wear resistance.

‘The Arctic’s special climatic conditions meant we needed to design a totally new kind of product and a totally new technology suitable for shelf oil production. Once the pumping and compression pipes got commissioned at Prirazlomnoye Deposit, it was clear that the Group coped with this challenge and came up with the pipes that are just as good as their foreign counterparts. The company’s share of hi tech OCTG produce domestic market keeps growing by at least 10% every year,’ says the Group’s Director-General Alexander Grubman.

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