Turkmenistan will soon buy pipe products from Russia produced by Public Joint Stock Company Pipe Metallurgical Company. A decree to this effect was signed by President Serdar Berdymukhamedov "in order to successfully fulfill the tasks set for the country's oil and gas complex," according to a report in today's Turkmen press.
In accordance with the document, Turkmengaz State Concern will sign a contract with a Russian company for the purchase of various types of pipe products. The volume of purchased products and the contract amount are not specified.
"Pipe Metallurgical Company (TMK) is a Russian steel company, the largest Russian manufacturer of pipes, and one of the three leaders of the global pipe business.
Last May, Turkmengaz State Concern and the company signed a contract to supply pipes for the construction of pipelines that bring gas to new production facilities, including a gas turbine power plant being built in the Chardjevskiy etrap of Lebap velayat.