OREANDA-NEWS.  The Sultanate's leading pipe manufacturer, TMK Gulf International Pipe Industry (TMK GIPI), part of global pipe manufacturer TMK, was recently awarded a 7,000MT of OCTG (threaded and coupled casing pipes) order from Petroleum Development Oman (PDO). This is the sixth OCTG order awarded to TMK GIPI; the previous orders, total of 12,000MT of OCTG were delivered in the period 2011 -2013.

TMK GIPI is the only manufacturer of 8" to 24" Diametre high pressure OCTG casing pipes in Oman and will commence delivery of this order in early 2014. 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 and gas company requirements. Threading is performed using CNC machines and coupling buck-on process done with automated power tight machine.

Vladmir I Shcherbatykh, TMK GIPI CEO said, "We are extremely honored to win another order from PDO and we are committed to providing quality products to our customers. He further added, "This is an important order for us and we will ensure that we meet the deadlines. With a strong focus on In Country Value and HSE norms, TMK GIPI is well positioned to meet the stringent International Standards and specific requirements."