BOULOGNE-BILLANCOURT, France – Vallourec has been selected to supply line pipes and welding services for the TEN ultra-deepwater oil and gas project, operated by Tullow Oil plc in Ghana, and executed by a consortium of Subsea 7 and Technip.
Vallourec will provide Subsea 7 with seamless offshore line pipe, including anticorrosion coating for a total of 15,000 metric tons (16,534 tons). The pipes will be dedicated to production flowlines (pipe-in-pipe system by ITP InTerPipe) and gas export line. Deliveries are currently in progress.
Vallourec's subsidiary Serimax, an international welding company, will accomplish associated welding services for the double-jointing operations related to the production pipe in pipe and the gas export lines. Those operations are to start this summer.