PVN’s leaders paid a working visit to PV Gas
On 4/19/2012, a delegation of Vietnam Oil and Gas Group’s leaders paid a working visit to PetroVietnam Gas Joint Stock Corporation (PV Gas).
The working session of PVN’s leaders started with a fact-finding trip to PetroVietnam Steel Pipe Joint Stock Company (PV PIPE) – a joint stock company in which PV Gas holds 89% of charter capital. Mr. Phung Dinh Thuc, PVN’s Member Council Chairman together with the delegation visited PV PIPE Plant Project currently under finishing stage and initial commissioning test of production lines, inquiring after employees at the Plant in Soai Rap Petroleum Service Industrial Zone, Go Cong Dong, Tien Giang.
The Steel Pipe Plant Project with PV PIPE as the Investor, having a total invested capital of VND 2,175 billion, started construction on 25/10/2010 and completed by this time. The Plant invested in LSAW (Longitudinally Submerged Arc Welded) and 3-Roll Bending technology and production line, with all synchronous equipment imported from Germany, Switzerland and EU. The Plant has a capacity of 100,000 tons/year on one-shift operation and 200,000 tons on two-shift operation.
On 06/09/2011, PV PIPE won the ISO 9001-2008 certificate issued by HSB; on 29/03/2012 API officially approved and issued the certificates of API Spec 5L, API Spec Q1 and ISO / TS 29001 to PV PIPE. As such, within 9 months, PV PIPE has achieved such certificates and become the first company in Vietnam to obtain the API certificate for PSL 1, 2 longitudinally welded steel pipes issued by American Petroleum Institute. API Certificate is an international license to prove PVPipe’s capacity in producing and supplying standard steel pipe products for Nam Con Son 2 Project, Block B - O Mon Project and other projects in petroleum industry both domestic and overseas, seeking export opportunities.
Under drastic instructions, keen interest and continuous support from leaders of PVN and PV Gas, combined with non-stop efforts of contractors and all leaders as well as employees of PV PIPE, the Steel Pipe Plant investment project has been completed on schedule and ready to come into production to serve the works as planned.
Concluding the working session, Mr. Phung Dinh Thuc affirmed the Steel Pipe Plant Project was a break-through project, completed on schedule, marking a new aspect in the gas industry of Vietnam. The work was immediately ready to be at service to projects of Nam Con Son 2, Block B - O Mon and other projects of the petroleum industry. The Group applauded PV GAS, PVC, the investor, the contractors having made joint efforts to fulfill the assigned task.
Mr. Phung Dinh Thuc also requested the parties to improve, overcome shortcomings, handle arising problems, in order to speed up the payment progress for the work; carry out steps to put the work into operation; coordinate, negotiate, and persuade partners to use products for domestic gas works; learn and check the world and regional markets, ensure quality and competitive prices with the aim at attracting new partners; further research and add more production lines to turn out products suitable to LNG projects, refinery- petrochemical plants; assign PV Gas to direct PV PIPE to hold the Plant inauguration ceremony in combination with introducing the Plant capacity to projects of PVN, PV Gas and joint ventures, PVN’s customers, enterprises in the industry.