The French company Vallourec signed a contract with Badr El Din Petroleum Company (BAPETCO), a subsidiary of Shell, to supply tubular solutions (OCTG) to up to 70 gas wells of an onshore project in the Western Desert of Egypt.
The senior vice president of Vallourec’s Development and Innovation Department, Didier Hornet, said that Vollourec’s local presence, through it’s Egyptian office, has in recent years been key to understanding its customers’ expectations.
The contact’s value has not yet been disclosed.
In another context, Vallourec will use one of the new production routes created in recent months under its transformation plan.
Vallourec is a world leader in premium tubular solutions for the energy market. The company also is a major supplier of industrial applications to different industries, such as oil and gas wells in harsh environments, new generation power plants, challenging architectural projects, and high-performance mechanical equipment.
Vallourec works hand-in-hand with its customers to offer more than just tubes. In addition to that, it delivers innovative, safe, competitive, and smart tubular solutions to make every project as effective as possible.
BAPETCO is a joint venture of the Royal Dutch Shell and the Egyptian General Petroleum Corporation (EGPC). It has approximately 238m barrels of oil and 4,779 bn cubic feet (bcf) of natural gas in accessible reserves.