World leader in Premium tubular solutions
Vallourec is the world leader in premium tubular solutions primarily serving the energy markets (oil and gas, powergen). Its expertise also extends to the Industry sector (mechanicals, automobile, construction etc.). With 22,200 employees, sales of 5.3 billion euros in 2012 – 78% from outside Europe – integrated manufacturing facilities integrated in more than 20 countries and advanced R&D, Vallourec offers its customers innovative global solutions to meet the energy challenges of the 21st century.
Specialised in the most complex applications, Vallourec relies on its five Research and Development centres worldwide and more than 500 researchers to maintain its technological leadership and meet its customers’ latest requirements. Our expertise accross the entire steel production line from start to finish guarantees the quality of our products.
For the oil and gas industry, the Group designs and develops a comprehensive range of products including seamless tubes and premium connections for drilling operations, line pipes and well equipment capable of withstanding extreme operating conditions: high pressure, high temperature, deviated wells, deep offshore, corrosive environments…
For the powergen market, Vallourec offers a premium range of tubes capable of withstanding the most severe temperature and pressure conditions. Its solutions enable power companies to meet the challenges of energy efficiency and reduce CO2 emissions in power plants, whether conventional or nuclear.
The Group also offers a wide range of tubes for petrochemical installations (refineries), for mechanical engineering applications (hydraulic cylinders, machine tools, etc.), for the automotive industry, for construction (stadiums, other complex buildings and structures) and for various other industrial sectors.
To support the growth in energy markets, Vallourec is pursuing an ambitious local development strategy with new production facilities in Brazil, the USA, the Middle-East and China, in order to offer solutions close to its customers and improve its competitiveness.
Vallourec’s Code of Ethics, deployed throughout the company, reflects its commitment to conduct relationships with its stakeholders, customers and employees in a spirit of mutual respect. In its activities, the Group follows an approach of sustainable development by offering solutions that allow a responsible use of resources, and by improving its own energy efficiency.