Vallourec, a tubular solutions provider, is delivering 14,000 tons of tubes in the scope of a contract with Hess Corporation for the Stampede project in the US Gulf of Mexico.
Vallourec is providing over 5,000 tons in various sizes of oil country tubular goods (OCTG) for the critical deepwater development wells. Vallourec says that over the life of project the majority of the pipes will be threaded at VAM USA, Houston, TX, with VAM SLIJII and VAM HP for a total of over 12,000 premium connections.
Vallourec’s contract also covers 9,000 tons of seamless steel line pipe for flowlines and steel catenary riser (SCR). They will be installed in water depth of approximately 3,500ft (over 1,000 meters).
Stampede is a deepwater subsea development which is located in the Green Canyon Block area, approximately 115 miles south of Fourchon, Louisiana.