Pipe Contract Secures Hartlepool Tata...

by tubelinks on 04/21/2012 - 02:35 am
Tag: Press Release

Tata Steel has been awarded the contract to supply the pipe for Enterprise Products Partners LP's crude oil export pipeline.

It will involve delivering more than 48,000 metric tonnes of steel pipe from its 42-inch mill in Hartlepool.

It said it would secure jobs at the site where more than 700 people work.

Tata Steel said the contract value was in the "high tens of millions of dollars".

It will provide 105 miles (169km) of 18-inch diameter line pipe. It will be laid at depths of up to 7,000ft.  The pipe is for the Lucius Development Project in the Gulf of Mexico's Keathley Canyon area.

Tata Steel director of sales and marketing Deirdre Fox said: "We have a long record of success wi ...

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Hunan Shengli Xianggang Steel Pipe Co...

by tubelinks on 04/19/2012 - 09:11 pm
Tag: Press Release

On the 19th of April, 2012, Hunan Shengli Xianggang Steel Pipe Co., Ltd (Hunan Shengli Steel Pipe), which is a majority-owned subsidiary of Shandong Shengli Steel Pipe Co., Ltd, held a ground-breaking ceremony for its production base of high-grade steel pipes for oil and natural gas transmission in Xiangtan Hi- tech Zone.

Present at the ceremony are Mr. Chen Sanxin, the Secretary of  Xiangtan Municipal Chinese Communist Party Committee, Ms. Zhou Fangliang, a member of the Standing Committee and Deputy Mayor of the city, Mr. Tan Wensheng, a member of the Standing Committee and Secretary- General of Xiangtan Municipal Chinese Commun ...

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Steel Tube Maker Ready to Grow

by tubelinks on 04/16/2012 - 05:04 pm
Tag: Projects

Lock Joint Tube is planning to spend $8 million to $9 million on new equipment and a building expansion at its property on Walnut Street, south of Sample Street.Company officials explained their plans to the South Bend Redevelopment Commission on Tuesday. They're applying to the city for a tax abatement.The new equipment will allow Lock Joint Tube to expand the types of products it makes, according to commission documents. The company is also planning a 30,000-square-foot building addition for more manufacturing, storage and shipping space.Lock Joint Tube estimates the project will create seven to 11 full-time jobs with a payroll of $210,000 to $330,000 in the first year of production and ma ...

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Voestalpine in Talks to Sell Petrobra...

by tubelinks on 04/15/2012 - 04:58 pm
Tag: Press Release

Voestalpine AG (VOE), Austria’s biggest steelmaker, is in talks to supply Petroleo Brasileiro SA (PETR4) with tube plate for deepwater pipes in the Atlantic basin off Brazil.

“Technically this isn’t possible today,” Voestalpine Chief Executive Officer Wolfgang Eder told reporters in Vienna. “One still needs a lot of preparation. We are in negotiations and in two years our development will be advanced enough to go down to 4,000 meters (13,000 feet).” The talks are exclusive, he said, declining to provide further details.

Voestalpine, based in Linz, said in its corporate blog on April 2 that its heavy-plate unit won the biggest order in its history for the ...

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