OMK Selects Process Equipment Supplier for New Seamless Pipe Mill

The United Metallurgical Company (AO OMK, Moscow) advises that Danieli of Italy has been selected as supplier of plant and equipment for a new seamless pipe mill at Vyksa Steel Works (AO VSW, Nizhniy Novgorod Region, an OMK company).

The project involves a hot-rolling facility, including a hot-rolling mill based on the FQT process as well as a finishing facility comprising quality control, finishing, and heat treatment lines, all to be constructed at VSW. The new facility will enable VSW to produce seamless casing, tubing, and line pipe. The equipment is scheduled to be commissioned in 2021. The contemplated design capacity is over 500,000 tons per year. The amount to be invested in the project is some RUB 40 billion.

“We are pursuing our long-term strategy of developing an integrated product offering for the oil and gas sector, to enable it to produce hydrocarbons under conditions of increasing complexity, in particular. When the project is complete, our Company will be able to break into new market segments by offering customers quality product that meets the most advanced requirements”, noted OMK Chief Investment and Asset Development Officer Dmitri Chernyshev.

Danieli is an Italian major and a leading global supplier of equipment and complete installations for the metal industry.