Key Events

Key Events 2012

February

TMK was the first Russian company ever to produce vacuum insulated tubing (VIT) at its Sinarsky Pipe Plant. The first VIT batch was shipped to Gazprom for its Bovanenkovskoye oil and gas condensate field on the Yamal Peninsula

March

TMK PF ET premium threaded connections passed 100% gas tightness tests at Oil States Industries international testing center (Aberdeen, UK)

Commissioned by Gazprom, TMK launched production of super-chrome steel casing pipes with TMK GF premium threaded connections and unique mechanical properties

April

TMK tubing with TMK PF premium threaded connections were certified for ISO 13679 CAL IV by Oil States Industries (Aberdeen, UK)

TMK launched production of drill pipes with TMK TDS joints and shipped a pilot batch to Surgutneftegaz

TMK shipped its new high collapse resistant casing pipes with ТМК PF premium threaded connections to Zarubezhneft

May

TMK made the first shipment of Russian-manufactured casing with ULTRA-FJ Premium Connections to LUKOIL, the pipe was produced at the Orsky Machine Building Plant, a part of TMK Oilfield Services

August

TMK shipped high-strength seamless line pipes to Nautilus Minerals to develop massive sulphide deposits in the Bismarck Sea (Papua New Guinea)

September

TMK shipped tubing and casing pipes with premium connections to Yamal LNG for development of Yuzhno-Tambeyskoe gas condensate field

TMK and Halliburton signed a contract to provide threading services. TMK's Central Pipe Yard, a part of TMK Oilfield Services, acted as a contractor under the agreement to thread casing components for Halliburton's division in Russia

TMK-INOX, a subsidiary of TMK, commissioned a production line for stainless steel and alloy‑based precision welded pipes

October

TMK opened R&D center in Houston (Texas, USA)

TMK started shipments of tubular products for the construction of deep water pipelines at the Filanovsky oil and gas condensate field in the North Caspian Sea, developed by Lukoil

November

Following the joint survey conducted by Vedomosti business daily, PricewaterhouseCoopers, a multinational audit consultancy services firm, and the Donors Forum, a non-profit partnership of grant-making organisations, TMK was named among the leading companies in corporate sponsorship and charity in Russia

December

TMK acquired a 55% stake in Gulf International Pipe Industry LLC (GIPI), Oman’s pipe plant. The plant has an annual capacity of over 200 thousand tonnes of welded OCTG and line pipes

TMK established a service joint venture with EMDAD in Abu Dhabi. EMDAD, a leading service provider in the Middle East and North Africa and an official TMK dealer, became a full-fledged partner to the joint project

Key Events 2013

January

TMK ran its casing pipes with ТМК PF premium threaded connections in onshore and offshore parts of the well at NOVATEK’s Yurkharovskoye field

March

TMK shipped the first pilot batch (ca. 500 meters) of vacuum insulated tubing made of 13 Cr steel for Gazprom’s Bovanenkovskoye oil and gas condensate field on the Yamal peninsula

TMK IPSCO launched a new premium threaded pipe and service facility in Edmonton (Alberta, Canada)

April

TMK acquired pipe service and accessory manufacturing assets in the USA with an annual capacity of over 700 thousand threaded joints and ca. 250 thousand couplings for oil and gas industry. The facility also provides pipe inspection services and manufactures down-hole tools and accessories for a wide range of oil and gas applications

TMK placed USD 500 million 7-year Eurobonds

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