Vallourec in Asia Pacific
The company has proven solid project track records on projects such as Jangkrik, Wheatstone, Malikai, ML South HP/HT, Myanmar M9, and REDA Singapore Operations, amongst many others, bolstered by the worldwide reputation of our VAM® service network and Serimax welding solutions. The portfolio of local solutions has been developed to help customers gain productivity, reduce their costs as well as enhance the local proximity.
Vallourec entered in Asia pacific in 1989 through PT Citra Tubindo (PTCT) in Batam, Indonesia, that Vallourec holds 81.7%. In under 30 years, PTCT has grown from a local company into a world class partner of Vallourec throughout Asia Pacific area and beyond.
Vallourec's history in APAC
Vallourec granted a licence to PT Citra Tubindo (PTCT) in Indonesia
VALLOUREC establishes a subcontracting agreement with PTCT acquiring 20% stake
Creation of VAM® Far East to provide field services in the Asia Pacific region
Serimax, Jointing Solutions opens permanent establishment in Malaysia
Vallourec becomes the majority shareholder with more than 78% stake of PTCT
Establishment of local partnership with Seonghwa Industrial (Korean piping manufacturer) to produce hot expanded seamless pipes in South Korea
Creation of Vallourec Korea Branch office in Seoul (South Korea)
Opening of the Vallourec Tube Alloy Sales Office in Singapore
Vallourec entity Serimax opens office in Australia.
Inauguration of Seonghwa Pipe Expansion mill new plant
Vallourec Tubes France opens local office in India
Grand opening of the Accessory facility Vallourec Tube Alloy in Singapore
Vallourec becomes official sponsor of France-Korea year, highlighting bilateral exchanges of both countries
Vallourec Group with its Regional Hub PT Citra Tubindo is ideally located to serve the Oil and Gas companies. Thanks to our vertically integrated mills, PTCT procures pipes from mills in Europe, China and Brazil. PTCT is capable to provide heat treatment and the full VAM® product line and all associated support and services. This includes high seamless “Oil Country Tubular Goods” (OCTG), Line Pipe with API and Premium connections, covering all the applications from conventional onshore to offshore deep-water, HPHT, extended reach and Enhanced Oil Recovery (EOR). The Group also has an office in Jakarta.
In Malaysia, Vallourec has a strong local base of approx. 140 employees through our subsidiary company Serimax having a Welding workshop set-up in Pasir Gudang and office in Kuala Lumpur as part of Vallourec’s 1,500 employees in APAC excluding China. Serimax executed in first project in Malaysia in 1997 and then onwards Team of Loca
l Resources are trained and mobilized globally to projects in other Asia Pacific region and also support International projects in Middle East and America.
Vallourec is supporting the major OEMs in Singapore hub with its Accessories Threading facility in Marsiling (Woodlands). Singapore is also the sales hub headquarters of Vallourec for the region.
South Korea & Japan
With our Branch office located in Seoul, hosting local workforce, together with our network of commercial partners in South Korea and Japan, Vallourec has been able to win major contracts with key customers in different fields: from power plant to offshore construction. South Korea and Japan remain export-oriented markets with many business opportunities to catch in the future. Our partnership with Seonghwa, a Korean piping manufacturer, (hot
expanded pipes), dedicated to process pipes and power pipes.
Long presence in India through exclusive Indian representatives, catering to Oil & Gas, Power and Industry markets, with major projects won in all these markets over the years. Augmented by local commercial presence since 2013.
Vallourec and our automatic welding solutions provider Serimax are deeply networked in Australian Oil & Gas industry from last few years. Our performance in some of the very challenging projects such as Greater Enfield, Devil Creek, Gorgon, Greater Western Flank, Montara etc., down under there are very well appreciated.
Tubular Solutions Covering the Entire Chain
Vallourec through its Regional Hub PTCT – ideally located in a free zone – can manage and support Total Tubular Management Solutions (TTMS) by holding a stock of green pipes and / or finished pipes in Batam. Thanks to our VAM® Far East team located in Singapore we are able to provide Field Services including running supervision, pipe yard inspections and tools rentals. Finally our VAM® Licenses network enable us to offer local repair capabilities in most of Asia Pacific countries.
Vallourec® Services offering is supported by advanced innovative digital solutions to help you optimize your operations and save time and money. Building on unique pipe identification, traceability and user-friendly applications, our Smartengo solutions, including Smartengo Running Expert and Smartengo Inventory, are supporting you in optimizing your operations and improving the management of your assets.
- Smartengo Running Expert is a new digital solution to control and optimize your drilling and running operations thanks to full traceability on your pipe. Using a unique ID on each pipe, a barcode and individual pipe data (mainly length), this solution provides you with full visibility on your operations. Thanks to the tablet used on the drill floor, you can have real-time monitoring of your running operations, and then, access the digital construction report of actual run-in-hole tally and running analytics, through a dedicated webportal.
- Smartengo Inventory digital solution assists you in all your yard operations, providing you with traceability, stock management, Inbound and outbound process optimization, quality and a collaborative planning. This digital solution gives you full visibility on your tubular management and helps you reduce stock and improve stock rotation.
Petronas, Pertamina, Total, ExxonMobil, ENI, Husky CNOOC, Perisai, Chevron, Apache & Kufpec, Shell, TechnipFMC, Vantage, PT Timas, PT. Apexindo, PT. Plumpang, PT. Binakarindo, PVD, Vietsovpetro, UMW Oil & Gas,. Doosan Heavy Industries & Construction, Hyundai Heavy Industries, Samsung Heavy Industries, Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering, IHI and Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems, ONGC, Cairn, Oil India Limited, Reliance, GSPC, L&T, NTPC, NPCIL, GE, Doosan, BHEL, Thermax.