Hess orders Stampede tubulars, line pipe from Vallourec

Offshore staff

BOULOGNE-BILLANCOURT, France Hess Corp. has ordered 14,000 tons of tubular goods and line pipe from Vallourec for use on the Stampede project in the Gulf of Mexico.

The contract calls for Vallourec to supply more than 5,000 tons of oil country tubular goods including high-performance premium grades and 9,000 tons of seamless steel line pipe for flow liens and steel catenary risers.

Vallourec said that most of the pipes will be threaded at VAM USA with more than 12,000 connections.

Stampede is a deepwater GoM project and the pipe is destined for installation in 3,500 ft (1,000 m) water depth. The project is 115 mi (185 km) south of Fourchon, Louisiana.


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