OMK Named Russia’s Best Pipe Manufacturer for Oil and Gas Again

Based on 2016 results, the United Metallurgical Company (AO OMK, Moscow) was named the best Russian manufacturer of tubular goods for oil and gas in the Oil and Gas Pipe category.
OMK defended its leadership status based on a rating compiled by the Coordination Committee of Oil and Gas Industrial Consumers. The rankings were based on a survey of over 30 companies in the industry including Gazprom Gazpromneft, Surgutneftegaz, Sibur, and other energy leaders. The awards were presented at the 12-th Oil and Gas Procurement Conference held in Moscow on March 16, 2017.
“On behalf of the Company’s entire team of employees and on my own behalf, I would like to thank our partners for this vote of confidence. Public recognition from industry leaders is confirmation that OMK is successful in pursuing the chosen product and product offering development strategy, improving its level of communication with customers. We always strive to follow the highest standards”, noted OMK Director of Marketing and Strategy Ilya Kolomeyets.

Background

The Oil and Gas Procurement Conference was attended by managers of the procurement functions of the largest oil and gas companies: Gazprom, Transneft, Rosneft, LUKOIL, Surgutneftegaz, Gazpromneft, Tatneft, Russneft, Bashneft, Novatek, Sibur, and others.
OMK implements advanced technologies, commissions high-tech equipment to manufacture an extremely broad range of steel pipe, is continuously improving the quality of its conventional products, and its market share in premium products for the energy industry and services.
Over the past 5 years, customers and partners named OMK the best manufacturer 4 times: in 2012, 2013, 2015, and 2016.

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The United Metallurgical Company (AO OMK) is one of Russia's premier manufacturers of metal goods for energy, transportation, and industry leaders. OMK makes pipe for various applications, railway wheels, sheet metal, pipeline connectors, valving, and vehicle springs. OMK owns five major manufacturing facilities in the metallurgical sector: Vyksa Steel Works (Nizhniy Novgorod Region), Almetyevsk Pipe Plant (Republic of Tatarstan), Trubodetal (Chelyabinsk Region), Blagoveshchensk Valve Plant (Republic of Bashkortostan), and Chusovoy Metallurgical Works (Perm Territory).
Principal customers for OMK products include domestic and international leaders, such as: Gazprom, Russian Railways, LUKOIL, AK Transneft, Surgutneftegaz, Rosneft, Sibur, ExxonMobil, RoyalDutch/Shell, General Electric, Samsung, KamAz, GAZ, MAZ, and others. OMK exports to over 30 countries.
OMK Chairman of the Board is Anatoly Sedykh, its CEO is Vladimir Markin, and its Deputy Board Chair is Natalia Eremina.