Russia: ChTPZ to increase pipe billet output

The ChTPZ Group is taking measures to keep the business afloat and protect the health of its employees under the coronavirus pandemic and market volatility. According to the development strategy until 2024, the company intends to save 5 billion rubles by decreasing administrative expenses, optimizing repair processes, logistics and energy provision, as well as implementing…

Russia: ChTPZ re-elects board chairman

Chelyabinsk Pipe-Rolling Plant had the first meeting of its new board of directors on February 28. Andrei Komarov has been re-elected to the office of the chairman of the board and the chairman of the corporative management committee. The new board also includes the Pervouralsky Novotrubniy Plant chairman of the board Alexander Fedorov, ChTPZ CEO…

Russia: ChTPZ pipes sales up in 2019

In 2019 ChTPZ Group sold 2070 thousand tons of pipes, up by 8% YoY. Exports accounted for 736 thousand tons, or 36%. 1334 thousand tons were delivered to the Russian market. Large-diameter pipes sales increased by 33%, to 916 thousand tons. OCTG pipes sales grew by 3%, to 469 thousand tons. (Ukrainian metal)

Russia: ChTPZ ships LDP to Turkmenistan

The ChTPZ Group has supplied over 150 thousand tons of pipes for the construction of the TAPI gas pipeline. The state concern TurmenGaz is the customer. The pipes made of X70 steel with the diameter of 1422 mm and the outer corrosion-resistant coating will be used to construct the pipeline on the Turkmenistan territory. (Ukrainian…

Russia: ChTPZ commissions new line at PNTZ

ChTPZ group has commissioned a new finishing line for oil pipes with ChTPZ Prime joints at Pervouralsky Pipe Works. The machinery will increase the capacity of the finishing center by 30 thousand tons per year. Investments totaled 300 million rubles. The line comprises two EMAG mills to finish compressor-pump and casing pipes with the diameter…