TMK to Modernize of Gas Transmission System in Uzbekistan
Pipe Metallurgical Company TMK, the Russian Export Center and one of the largest oil and gas contractors in the Republic of Uzbekistan ENTER
Pipe Metallurgical Company TMK, the Russian Export Center and one of the largest oil and gas contractors in the Republic of Uzbekistan ENTER Engineering signed a memorandum on scientific, technical and investment cooperation to modernize the gas transportation system of Uzbekistan. The volume of investments within the framework of cooperation projects may exceed USD 180 million. The memorandum assumes the search for joint areas of activity within the framework of the program for the modernization of the Uzbek gas transmission system. The cooperation is designed to meet the needs of the country's market for steel pipes, to promote the development of new types of pipe products, optimal supply schemes and effective financial and investment solutions to achieve common goals.
TMK began shipping pipe products to Uzbekistan in 2004 and in the period 2004-2019 & has delivered 670 thousand tons of pipes to the country. Today, the bulk of shipments is made up of oil and gas pipes, including products with innovative threaded connections that are resistant to extreme conditions. At the same time, the company has experience in supplying large-diameter pipes to Uzbekistan for the construction of trunk gas pipelines, including for operation in environments containing hydrogen sulfide. The Chelyabinsk Pipe-Rolling and Pervouralsk Novotrubny Plants, recently incorporated into TMK, have also been operating in the Uzbek market for a long time and are implementing gas transmission projects in the CIS countries. ChTPZ and PNTZ supplied pipes for a gas pipeline-collector at the Samantepe field in the Republic of Uzbekistan,