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Petrobras awards Voestalpine Rota-3 linepipe plates contract

08th July 2014

Voestalpine Group has secured its second major pipeline contract this year; 120,000 tons of sour-gas-resistant, high-strength linepipe plates will be delivered for the third Petrobras pipeline in the world’s largest oilfield, near Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, by March 2015

Petrobras awards Voestalpine Rota-3 linepipe plates contract
Rota-3 is a 380-km pipeline connecting the natural gas and oil field in the Santos basin, just off the coast of Rio de Janeiro, with the Comberj refinery.

After a planning and negotiation process lasting more than two years, Voestalpine Grobblech has secured a further major contract in Brazil.

The Rota-3 project will lay a deep-ocean pipeline near Rio de Janeiro at depths of up to 2,500 metres below sea level.

Voestalpine will supply sour-gas-resistant, high-strength linepipe plates between September 2014 and March 2015.

Rota-3 is a 380-kilometre pipeline connecting the natural gas and oil field in the Santos basin, just off the coast of Rio de Janeiro, with the Comberj refinery.

At 132,000 tons, the 2012 forerunner project, Cabiunas, was the largest linepipe steel order in Voestalpine’s history.

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