In the first 11 months of 2010, the Russian pipe industry set of "Transneft" 906,000 tons of pipes (up to 2010 will deliver 1 million 040 thousand tons). In 2009, the domestic pipe companies set to the address of "Transneft" 130 thousand tons of pipes.
December 13, 2010 in OJSC "AK" Transneft ", a meeting of the President Nikolai Tokarev with the heads of the largest Russian pipe companies — Semerikov Constantine, executive director of OAO" TMK ", Vladimir Markin, president of JSC" United Metallurgical Company "Commercial Director "Chelyabinsk Tube Rolling Plant" Yaroslav Zhdanov and JSC "Severstal" Dmitry Goroshkova. The meeting summed up the results for the past year and coordinated plans for the future.
Products exported to the domestic companies this year for the construction of major pipeline projects — the Baltic Pipeline System (BPS-2), Eastern Siberia — Pacific Ocean (ESPO-2) Purpe-Samotlor. Integrated supplier of pipes for the company "Transneft" is ZAO "OMC".
"The experience of cooperation of Russian pipe companies and" Transneft "is indicative, — said Vladimir Markin, president of UMC. — Domestic pipe manufacturers through large-scale investments are now advanced, innovative products are not inferior in quality to the best foreign analogues. This guarantees orders from system companies, such as the "Transneft", for which cooperation with Russian manufacturers is a priority. "
"Next year, after the workshop" Height 239 "at full capacity, the Russian pipe manufacturers will be able to fully meet the needs of domestic fuel and energy in large pipes" — said Jaroslav Zhdanov, Commercial Director of JSC "Chelyabinsk Pipe."
During the meeting, the leaders discussed a range of pipe companies of possible joint projects to increase production volumes, as well as the increasing demands for quality and volume of purchased products in the coming year.
The following year, Russian pipe shipments will continue for the key projects of JSC "Transneft" — ESPO-2-purpe Samotlor. Planned to supply to deploy new construction — Pipeline Arctic-purpe. Also increase purchases for planned repairs of pipeline network. In the future, 2011 will repair about 1,000 kilometers of pipelines, which is three times more than in 2010.
"We hope that the strengthening of cooperation and coordination is more dense production plans, new projects in the field of logistics with the Russian pipe manufacturers will maintain a high pace of work in the future" — said after the meeting Nikolai Tokarev.