4th Well Integrity and OCTG Solution for special conditions summit was successfully held in Suzhou

Vallourec Oil& Gas China successfully organized 'the 4th Well Integrity and OCTG Solution for special conditions summit in Suzhou, from 30 to 31 March.' The customer likes to call it 'VAM Event'. 

More than 160 people participated from Petrochina,Sinopec, CNOOC, ROC, shale gas Unit (Chongqing Minerals, Chongqing Yushun Energy) and other various oil service field companies (GE, Schlumberger,Halliburton, Cameron and local OEM--Kerui). Some customers were invited to give presentations about their future market view and plans during the event. Clients included: Dr. Liu Wenhong, from TGRC, expert of OCTG in CNPC Tarim oil field; and Mr Xie Junfeng, technical manager from Petro China Tarim oil field.

This technical event is a unique opportunity to be close to those people who influence product selection within their remits of work. Dedicating time in order to train and inform these opinion leaders about the groups' technology and expertise is necessary for building long lasting customer relationships. Thanks to these local events Vallourec's professionals prove the value added through proprietary know-how. Demonstrating the wealth of experience held within the Vallourec group gives confidence and reinforces customer loyalty towards the Vallourec brand.

Selecting the right topics is the key to the door ofsuccess for this event. The topics need to be relevant and respond to current challenges that clients are dealing with. The topics for this seminar were:

1.VAM®

2.Anhui Tianda

3.Technical product Solutions within the group

By successfully choosing the right topics, customers arekeen to join this seminar proving that our target audience is more and more interested about the products, solutions and technology offered.

Customers are willing to know the trend of product development, new applications and new ideas on well design, product selectionand new product developed by Vallourec. What's interesting to note is that during discussions the clients suggested that the VAM® brand is the most famous brand of OCTG product in China especially for premium solution. When customers have some complications or difficult wells, they all think about VAM® connection first.

During the seminar, there was also an opportunity for Mr. Pascal Braquehais, Managing Director Vallourec Northeast Asia to promote and present Vallourec's strategy with Tianda. The message portrayed throughout this presentation was that the integration of Tianda will bring value for both Vallourec and the client and will enhance the competitiveness of both parties.