BOULOGNE-BILLANCOURT, France – Vallourec, a provider of tubular solutions, has won a $100 million contract for the supply of premium pipes with VAM 21 connections for the offshore ML-South Project, operated by Total E&P Borneo in Brunei.
ML-South is in block B offshore Brunei and is an extension of the producing Maharaja Lela Jamalulalam field with water depth of 65 m (213 ft).
The development wells will be producing at depths greater than 5,000 m (16,404 ft), in a highly corrosive environment, and sustaining high pressure/high temperature (HP/HT). Vallourec will equip the wells with pipes in high-alloyed, corrosion-resistant grades, threaded with its latest VAM 21 connections.
Casing and tubing will be manufactured in Vallourec's European and Indonesian plants. The pipes are expected to be delivered to Total E&P Borneo for drilling operations scheduled to start in 2Q 2015.