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Vallourec is the leading domestic producer of smart tubular solutions. Incorporated in 1982 and headquartered in Houston, Texas, Vallourec USA provides its customers Vallourec Star pipe and VAM® premium connections for the most challenging environments offshore and onshore. Vallourec USA supports client operations with its technical, sales, and customer support teams. Vallourec USA also offers a comprehensive range of tubular solutions from mechanical to alloy grades and services for the needs of the line pipe, industrial, and power generation industries.
Vallourec works as a trusted supplier and key partner of oil and gas companies on critical offshore projects. Vallourec's range of offshore products covers the entire hydrocarbon production chain, starting with drilling products, and OCTG (Oil Country Tubular Goods). Downstream Vallourec USA offers tubes for offshore flowlines and structural tubes for platforms. A range of on-site services dedicated to the offshore industry completes this technical portfolio.
Vallourec USA finished good products combine Vallourec Star seamless pipe threaded with VAM® premium connections. Vallourec Star, Vallourec USA's sister company, is North America's leading producer of OCTG, Line & Standard Pipe, and Coupling Stock for oil and gas applications. It manufactures hot-rolled seamless tubular products in sizes ranging from 2 3/8" – 10 3/4", and is capable to heat treat casing up to 16". Vallourec Star operations in Youngstown, Ohio, Houston, Texas and Muskogee, Oklahoma, are API and ISO 9001 certified, and located to fully serve U.S oil and gas existing and emerging markets.
The North America VAM® threading mills provide customers a complete premium connection portfolio in close proximity to end-users’ operations. The plants staffed with highly skilled personnel and equipped with modern equipment produce tubulars, couplings and accessories for the oil and gas market to the tightest of tolerances demanded by premium connection applications. VAM USA develops and tests connections within its Connection Technology Center, and offers complete technical services and on-site assistance.
The development of innovative premium products is Vallourec’s priority to meet the needs of its offshore oil and gas customers. Vallourec works in close collaboration with customers to offer tailor-made solutions, and adapt to the ever-higher technological demands found in deep-water and ultra-deep applications. Vallourec’s products are capable of withstanding corrosive environments, extreme mechanical stresses, and high pressure and temperature levels over the life of the well.
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