Muscat: The Sultanate's leading pipe manufacturer, TMK Gulf International Pipe Industry (TMK GIPI), part of global pipe manufacturer TMK, was recently awarded a 18,400MT of OCTG (threaded and coupled casing pipes) order from Petroleum Development Oman (PDO).
TMK GIPI is the only manufacturer of 8" to 24" diameter high pressure OCTG casing pipes in Oman and will commence delivery of this order soon. TMK GIPI produces a wide range of ERW casing pipes conforming to API 5CT latest specifications.
Laboratory tests and thread inspection process fully comply with all related standardised specifications as well as major oil & gas industry requirements. Threading is performed using computer numerical controlled (CNC) machines and coupling buck-on process done with automated power tight machine.
These high strength casing pipes are used in well operations for oil development and drilling projects by PDO.
Vladimir I Shcherbatykh, chief executive officer of TMK GIPI said, "We are extremely honoured to win another contract from PDO. Our company's motto is to provide quality products and services and the fact that we have bagged a repeat order from PDO is testament to our commitment. TMK GIPI is well on its way to be a market leader in the Sultanate as well as the region in providing casing pipes for the oil & gas industry as per customized standards and requirements."
Steel line pipes
TMK Gulf International Pipe Industry was established in Oman in January 2007.
TMK Gulf International Pipe is the first manufacturer of high pressure steel line pipes and casing pipes in Oman and the first mill in Middle East and North (Mena) region and sub continent of India to manufacture high pressure 24" electric resistance welded (ERW) steel pipes.
Today, TMK Gulf International Pipe Industry is a part of TMK, which is a global steel pipe manufacturer with about 30 production sites in the United States, Russia, Canada, Romania, Oman, United Arab Emirates, and Kazakhstan and two R&D centres in Russia and the United States.