July 14, 2006 - A TMK delegation of technical and sales division directors visited Saudi Arabia on business, where they met with representatives of the state oil company Saudi Aramco, one of the largest world producers of oil.
During the trip meetings were held with directors of the oil company's departments for drilling, technical consulting, and inspection and control of line pipe quality and procurement, and they also visited the pipe product warehouse.
In 2005 the Volzhsky Pipe Plant, affiliated to TMK Group, was the first among Russian producers of pipe products to qualify as a supplier of line and casing pipes for Saudi Aramco and proceeded to supply products to the customer.
During the course of the working meetings, the Saudi Aramco representatives affirmed their interest in the further procurement of TMK line and casing pipes. In 2006 the Company plans to ship more then 50,000 tonnes of pipes for Saudi Aramco.
Press release courtesy of TMK Group and tagmet.ru