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15th December 2020   |   Houston, News

The 46th President of the United States has now been officially called and Joe Biden’s inauguration is expected to take place in January 2021. There has been a lot of talk within the US Oil Industry about Biden’s policies and our Special Piping Materials office in Houston, Texas has been watching the ... Read More

30th November 2020   |   General, News

Offshore oil and gas production structures are essential in order to support oil and gas exploration and processing. Offshore oil and gas vessels are used for a multitude of purposes such as the transportation of drilling units, maintenance and drilling. When an offshore site is in its infancy, temporary offshore ... Read More

12th November 2020   |   News

COVID-19 can certainly be described as the defining feature of 2020. It’s affected life in ways we didn’t realise were possible and every business and industry has had to adapt in some way. Here are our Covid updates.   As a supplier of pipes fittings and flanges to the oil and ... Read More

21st October 2020   |   Brazil, News

The energy landscape in Latin America is definitely an interesting one. In recent years there has been a significant increase in the usage of, and investment into renewable energy sources. Alongside that, there has also been some major oil discoveries in the region, most notably in Guyana and Suriname. Latin ... Read More

16th October 2020   |   Duplex & Super Duplex, Materials, News, Stainless Steel

Exotic metals, in their essence, are alloys that are manufactured by experts through highly specialised and controlled processes. In contrast to this, ‘normal’ metals are made through generic and well-known processes and are typically the standard grades of a particular metal. This includes steel, stainless steel, aluminium, copper and brass. ... Read More

30th September 2020   |   General, News

Offshore drilling is a key part of the oil & gas industry and involves extracting petroleum that is located beneath the Earth’s oceans. In order to access this petroleum, offshore rigs are needed. Offshore drilling rigs have been used for many years and have evolved into enormous structures that can ... Read More

22nd September 2020   |   News, Products, Stainless Steel

Preventing corrosion is something that engineers around the world spend many hours dedicated to. According to NACE International today, every year, about US$2.5 trillion is lost to corrosion globally – that’s more than 3 percent of the global GDP. While it does obviously have significant financial implications, concerns over metal corrosion also ... Read More

16th September 2020   |   Australia, News

A delivery of specialised super duplex products has landed in our Perth Warehouse. The Perth division of Special Piping Materials was established in 2006 and since then the team has developed a very well-deserved reputation for efficient, reliable and high-quality service. Director Mark Davey runs the office in Perth and ... Read More

12th August 2020   |   News, Products

It is safe to say that pipe connections are an essential part of pipelines all around the world. They ensure that whatever substance is travelling through the pipe has a continuous smooth flow.  Pipe connections have many uses; Among other things they help pipelines to be many miles long, help ... Read More

16th July 2020   |   Materials, News

Type 316 stainless steel is an austenitic stainless steel that has a number of highly beneficial advantages and applications and is used in a variety of different environments. Austenitic stainless steel is the largest group of stainless steels and accounts for around 66% of all stainless steel production. Austenitic stainless ... Read More

30th April 2020   |   News

When asked to think about the oil and gas industry, the Arctic circle probably isn’t the place that most people would traditionally think about. The Middle East and Mexican Gulf are probably more likely to spring to mind. However, public awareness of the Arctic oil and natural gas reserves seems ... Read More

24th April 2020   |   Materials, News

Metallurgy is part of materials science and engineering that involves the study of the physical and chemical behaviour of metals. This includes metallic elements, their compounds and their alloys. The study of metallurgy has been considered extremely useful for many decades and it combines both the science and technology of ... Read More

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USA

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Brazil

Special Piping Materials Do Brasil Ltda. Warehouse Stock & Office Estrada do Mato Alto, 912 Campo Grande – RJ – CEP 23036-150

Singapore

Special Piping Materials (Singapore) Pvt Ltd 43, Kian Teck Drive, Singapore-628856

Dubai

Special Piping Materials Fze P.O.Box: 120667, Sharjah Airport Free Zone, Sharjah – UAE

Oman

Special Piping Materials Authorised representative for Oman Petrovision International LLC, PB NO: 1497, Postal Code 133, Al Khuwair, Oman.

Australia

Special Piping Materials Australia Pty Ltd 11 Purser Loop Bassendean Western Australia 6054