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02.02.2009 Finances

TMK announces repayment of a syndicated bridge facility and fulfillment of a call / put option

TMK, one of the world’s largest oil and gas pipe producers and the market leader of the Russian pipe industry, today announced that it repaid the remainder of the US 1.2 billion one-year term syndicated bridge facility which was arranged on May 30, 2008 to finance the acquisition of the US tubular business of IPSCO. As previously announced, TMK partly refinanced the syndicated bridge after successfully issuing a US 0.6 billion dollars Eurobond in July 2008.

19.01.2009 Production

TMK Announces Production Results for 2008

OAO TMK (“TMK” or “the Company”), one of the world’s largest oil and gas pipe producers, and the market leader of the Russian pipe industry, today announces its production results for 2008.

19.12.2008 Sales

TMK to Supply Premium Connections to Lukoil

TMK, one of the world's leading oil and gas pipe producers, announces today that it was awarded a contract by Lukoil for the supply of TMK FMC and TMK GF premium threaded connections.

16.12.2008 Management

S&P Ranks TMK Sixth in Annual Transparency and Disclosure Rating

TMK took 6th place in Standard & Poor's annual Transparency and Disclosure Survey of the 90 largest publicly listed companies in Russia.

04.12.2008 Sales

TMK Wins Contract with Turkmenneft

TMK (LSE: TMKS), one of the world’s leading producers of steel pipes for the energy sector, announces today that it began shipments of large-diameter welded pipe and seamless line pipe to Turkmenneft.

02.12.2008 Quality

ТМК has finalized pre-registration on REACH

TMK, one of the leading world’s oil and gas pipe producers has finalized pre-registration of chemical substances in accordance with the requirements of the European Union (EU) Regulation №1907/2006 (REACH).

02.12.2008 Sales

TMK to Ship Premium Connections to Rosneft

TMK, one of the world’s top three oil and gas pipe producers, announces today that it signed a supply contract for TMK FMC Premium threaded casing with Rosneft. The premium grade tubulars will be used in the development of the Vankor oil and gas field located in eastern Siberia.

21.11.2008 Quality

TMK FMC Premium Connection Tested to 5,700 Meters

TMK (LSE: TMKS), one of the world’s largest oil and gas pipe producers, announces today that its TMK FMC premium threaded casing connection was successfully tested to 5,700 meters at the Pirkovskoe gas field.

13.11.2008 Sales

Distinguished Guests at TMK’s Volzhsky Plant

TMK, one of the world's largest producers of pipes for the oil and gas sector, announces today that a group of distinguished guests, including Presidential Envoy to the Southern Federal District, Vladimir Ustinov, the Governor of the Volgograd region, Nikolay Maksyuta, and Lukoil President, Vagit Alekperov, visited TMK’s Volzhsky Pipe Plant. The group visited Volzhsky’s welded operations and became acquainted with the newly commissioned large-diameter longitudinal welded pipe mill.

12.11.2008 Management

ТМК Announces Resolutions of the Board of Directors

TMK, one of the world’s largest oil and gas pipe producers and the market leader of the Russian pipe industry, today announces that a meeting of the TMK Board of Directors took place on November 11, 2008, in Moscow.

12.11.2008 Modernization

ТМК Completes Key Strategic Investment Projects

TMK, one of the world’s largest producers of pipes for the oil and gas industry, today announces that it commissioned a new electric arc furnace (EAF) at its Seversky Tube Works (STZ) subsidiary.  The steelmaking equipment was supplied by SMS Demag and its commissioning marks the completion of key strategic initiatives formulated to increase the efficiency of production processes through the modernisation and expansion of steelmaking operations and pipe-making facilities.

11.11.2008 Sales

TMK Chosen as Preferred Supplier of Premium Connections to Novatek

TMK, one of the world’s largest oil and gas pipe producers and the market leader of the Russian pipe industry, announces today that it concluded a strategic partnership agreement with Novatek covering the production and supply of premium threaded pipes.

10.11.2008 Production

TMK October 2008 Shipment Volumes

TMK, one of the world’s largest oil and gas pipe producers and the market leader of the Russian pipe industry, announces that it shipped 315 thousand tonnes of pipe products in October 2008, representing a 25.5% increase over October 2007 shipments.  This increase in shipment volumes is attributable to capacity growth brought on by the consolidation of production assets in the USA and Kazakhstan in mid-2008. TMK October shipments also represented a 4.3% increase over September 2008.

07.11.2008 Sales

ONGC Picks TMK for Casing Pipe Supply

TMK (LSE: TMKS), one of the world’s largest oil and gas pipe producers, announces today that it signed a supply contract with ONGC, India’s largest oil and gas company.

06.11.2008 Sales

TMK Wins Turkmengas Supply Contract

TMK (LSE: TMKS), one of the world’s largest oil and gas pipe producers, announces today that it was awarded a welded large-diameter pipe supply contract by the Turkmengas state concern.

03.11.2008 Modernization

TMK Starts Large Diameter Longitudinal Pipe Production

TMK, one of the world's largest producers of pipes for the oil and gas sector, announces today that production of large-diameter longitudinal welded pipes began at the Volzhsky Pipe Plant.  The successful commissioning of the new 650 thousand tonne HAEUSLER mill doubles Volzhsky’s large-diameter (LD) capacity to 1.2 million tonnes of pipes per year.

28.10.2008 Sales

TMK Ships Premium Connections to Salym Petroleum Development

TMK (LSE: TMKS), one of the world’s largest oil and gas pipe producers, announces today that it began supplying TMK FMT Premium threaded tubing to Salym Petroleum Development (SPD). The agreement also includes the rendering of oil and gas field services, making it the first time a Russian pipe producer provides a customer with a complete tubular solution, from product design and manufacturing to running and technical assistance.

24.10.2008 Sales

TMK Enters Chinese Oil and Gas Pipe Market

TMK (LSE: TMKS), one of the world’s largest oil and gas pipe producers, announces today that it began shipments of line pipe to the China National Petroleum Corporation (CNPC).

24.10.2008 Modernization

New Casing Finishing Line Commissioned at Volzhsky Pipe Plant

TMK announces today that a new 200,000 tpa finishing line for casing pipes was successfully commissioned at its Volzhsky Pipe Plant.  

16.10.2008 Production

Record Start for TMK IPSCO

TMK (LSE: TMKS) announces third quarter production results at its US subsidiary.

07.10.2008 Finances

TMK Announces Resolutions of the Board of Directors

TMK, one of the world’s largest oil and gas pipe producers and the market leader of the Russian pipe industry, today announces that the OAO “TMK” Board of Directors has decided to convene an Extraordinary General Meeting of Shareholders (EGM) in the form of an absentee ballot on November 7th 2008.

06.10.2008 Finances

TMK Announces First Nine Months Production Results and Confirms 2008 Expectations

OAO TMK (“TMK” or “the Company”), one of the world’s largest oil and gas pipe producers, and the market leader of the Russian pipe industry, today announces its production results for the nine month period ended 30th September 2008 and provides the following trading update for 2008 estimated results.

24.09.2008 Modernization

PQF Mill Launched at TAGMET

TMK (LSE: TMKS), announces today that a 600 thousand tonne capacity Premium Quality Finishing (PQF) seamless rolling mill was brought on line as scheduled at its TAGMET plant in south-western Russia. The first batch of PQF seamless pipes was shipped to Surgutneftegas.

10.09.2008 Sales

TMK Premium Technology Licensed to Chinese Producer

TMK (LSE: TMKS) announces today that it has entered into an agreement to license TMK FMC premium connection technology to Chinese tubular producer Beijing Huayou Xingye Materials Co (BHXM).

04.09.2008 Sales

TMK to Supply Tubulars to Novatek

TMK, one of the world's largest producers of pipes for the oil and gas industry, announces today that it was awarded a supply contract from Novatek, Russia’s largest independent gas producer.

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