Vallourec has deliveries totaling 14,000 tons of premium tubes in the scope of a contract with Hess Corp. for the Stampede project in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico. Stampede is a deepwater subsea development located in the Green Canyon Block area, 115 miles south of Fourchon, LA.
Vallourec is providing over 5,000 tons of various sizes of oil country tubular goods (OCTG) for the critical deepwater development wells, including high-performance premium grades from Europe and Ohio. Over the life of the project the majority of the pipes will be threaded at VAM USA, Houston, with VAM®SLIJII™ and VAM® HP™ for a total of over 12,000 premium connections.
Vallourec’s contract covers 9,000 tons of seamless steel line pipe for flowlines and steel catenary riser (SCR). They will be installed in water depths of about 3,500 feet.