BELO HORIZONTE, Brazil – Vallourec Tubos do Brasil will supply pipes for the Total-operated Xerelete field offshore Brazil. The tubes will be produced in Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais.
The Xerelete field is located in the Campos basin, around 250 km (155 mi) off the coast of Rio de Janeiro in 2,400 m (7,874 ft) of water. Vallourec’s products will be used in the exploration and appraisal wells. Drilling operations are due to start by the end of the year.