Russia: First Pipe for South Stream Offshore Produced

Pipe No.1 for the first line of South Stream’s offshore section was produced at the Vyksa Steel Works (part of the United Metallurgical Company – OMK) on Tuesday.

Unique pipes for South Stream’s offshore section are 12 meters long, 813 millimeters in diameter and have a wall thickness of 39 millimeters.

These pipes made of SAWL 450 steel are designed for the super-high operating pressure of 28.45 MPa.

Since early April, Severstal (Izhora Pipe Mill) and German EUROPIPE have also been preparing for manufacturing these pipes.

The first pipes will be delivered to Bulgarian harbors in early summer, so that the construction of the first line of South Stream’s offshore section will start in autumn 2014.

Press Release, April 16, 2014; Image: Gazprom

Share this article

Follow LNG World News

Events>

<< Feb 2020 >>
MTWTFSS
27 28 29 30 31 1 2
3 4 5 6 7 8 9
10 11 12 13 14 15 16
17 18 19 20 21 22 23
24 25 26 27 28 29 1

Flame 2020

Flame is Europe’s largest and most influential meeting place for the global gas industry.

read more >

LNG Pricing, Trading & Hedging: 3-Day Training Course – London / Mar 2020

This three-day training program provides a unique opportunity to learn and apply the practical skills…

read more >

3rd CWC Japan LNG & Gas Summit

As the only commercially focused forum for the Japanese LNG industry

read more >

Cryogenic Storage Tanks

The program committee looks forward to having the opportunity for intensive, objective and professional…

read more >