The Zagorsky Pipe Plant was an audit on the API-5LD system, the world certification system for the production of bimetallic pipes in accordance with the requirements of American Petrolium Institute (API> (API ). The standard establishes the requirements for seamless and welded linear steel pipes with a plate for use in the oil and gas industry and includes nominal diameter pipes from 25 mm to 2134 mm, according to the requirements of the customer up to 2500 mm. ZTZ JSC has become the only TBD manufacturer in Russia, having an API-5LD certificate, and was able to supply bimetallic pipes not only to the domestic market, but also abroad.
"As part of the audit EM> API We were certified by 5LD and the expansion of the current 5L license for a new state of delivery. Certification of 5LD - a new standard for which we did not have a license, the audit recorded and confirmed the ability to produce bimetallic pipes at our enterprise in accordance with 5LD and 5L of extensions for pipes intended for sea pipelines and for acidic media - the largest expansion of the license From the moment of receipt of the certificate. " - commented by the leading engineer of the research laboratory Alexei Naumenko .
as the commercial director of JSC ZTZ Sergey Marchenko , there is a forecast for an increase in the world The needs for bimetallic pipes, and the ability to compete with international manufacturers of this type of pipe product is a great challenge for our plant. Having passed the API audit in the fall of 2021 and having received a license to supply bimetallic pipes according to the API-5LD international standard, the Zagogorsky Pipe Plant became the first enterprise in Russia that could supply this type of product. This project, in the development of which ZTZ JSC invested a lot of financial and production resources, opens up new markets for our company, the possibility of expanding sales geography to European countries, the CIS, countries of the Middle East, North Africa and other regions.
“In our company, a number of programs for promoting plated pipes have been developed. Negotiations with the largest clients, including within the framework of the Adipec oil and gas exhibition and conference in the Abu Dabi in early November this year, confirmed the interest in these products. Nerd pipes of ZTZ are capable of both quality and supply conditions to compete with the products of world suppliers. The fact that we successfully passed the certification of the -5LD API is once again demonstrating the high technological level of the enterprise, ready to produce products for the most difficult operational conditions ”, - comments Sergey Marchenko .