Vallourec Bags PTTEP Contract in Myanmar

Laxman Pai
Tuesday, March 19, 2019

Thailand’s national oil exploration & production company PTT Exploration & Production PLC (PTTEP) has awarded French contractor Vallourec a contract to deliver over 3,000 tons of oil country tubular goods (OCTG) for a challenging offshore project in Myanmar.

According to a press release from the provider of premium tubular solutions for the energy markets, the contract is for delivering over 3,000 tons of OCTG for its Myanmar M9 West exploration well; a challenging HP/HT (high pressure/high temperature) offshore field in the Gulf of Martaban, approximately 300km from Yangon.

Alexandre Valdelievre, Vallourec Commercial Director, South East Asia stated: "We are absolutely delighted to be entrusted with this contract, which truly reflects the benefits of our new regional organization. Since 2017, we have been working closely with PTTEP, building relations of confidence and proximity and supporting them for their offshore exploration projects."

The project will be essentially served through Vallourec's subsidiary in Indonesia, supported by competitive supplies from Vallourec pipe mills in Brazil, in China and in Germany. In addition, VAM® Field Services (VFS) will be present on the rig to supervise the smooth running of the well. By ensuring that running procedures are followed correctly, VFS can reduce risk, improve efficiency and contribute to the safety of operations on the rig.

PTTEP drilling engineering team stated: "Safety, quality and value for money are the key success factors for our operations which is why we selected Vallourec for our project. Thanks to their proximity, their technical know-how and field services, Vallourec will be able to support us from the start of the project through to installation."    

With its Vallourec Tianda plants located in China, the group has a new, fully integrated production system, which enables it to offer a complete product portfolio at a highly competitive price to target local and export markets (Asia, the Middle East).

Categories: Contracts Marine Equipment Offshore Energy Pipe

Related Stories

Petrobras Posts Another Major Production Boost

Automated Well Control System Tested

OSV Owners Waiting for Better Days in Brazil

MODEC, Yinson Win FPSO Charters from Petrobras

Brazil's New Dawn

Record US GoM Production Expected to Continue

Bourbon Rhode Search Continues

Exxon Appoints Bank to Sell Malaysia Assets

Brazil Oil Auction Draws $2.2 Billion

Eni CEO: No Future for Firms Working in Just O&G

Current News

Schlumberger Profit Beats Estimates

Petrobras Posts Another Major Production Boost

Eni CEO: No Future for Firms Working in Just O&G

TechnipFMC Wins EPCI Contract from Woodside

Partners Plan Floating Wind Farm in South Korea

Maersk Drilling Scores POSCO Contract

Woodside Makes FID for Pyxis Hub Project

Online Tool Helps Assess Drilling Safety

Transocean Bags $75Mln New Contracts

Naval Energies, SIDS DOCK to Support OTEC

Magazine

Offshore Engineer (Sep/Oct 2019)

This issue of Offshore Engineer is dedicated to Big Data and Digitalization

Archive
Subscribe

Subscribe for OE Digital E‑News

OE Digital E-News is the subsea industry's largest circulation and most authoritative ENews Service, delivered to your Email three times per week