Vallourec Introduces VAM® SPRINT-SF, A New Semi-Premium High Torque Connection for Shale Applications

15 Jun 2020
Houston, Texas (USA), June 15, 2020 – Vallourec unveils its newest connection, VAM® SPRINT-SF, the first in a series of semi-premium high torque products innovatively designed for extreme shale applications.  In the fast-moving onshore drilling industry, operators are constantly looking for ways to mitigate risks and extend laterals while reducing costs. VAM® SPRINT-SF was designed with these priorities in mind...
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Meet Team Member Kenny Murray: VAM® Tech Services Rep

3 Apr 2017 – HOUSTON
"Our customers can have peace of mind knowing that VAM® Technical Services has audited and validated VAM® products coming from licensees around the globe."
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VAM USA expands its field service operations in Permian

23 Feb 2017 – HOUSTON
The 1,600 sq. ft. Odessa facility will warehouse complete sets of VAM® Field Service running tools and provide the expertise required in the expanding Permian Market.
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Constitution Truss Spar Post Removal Testing

20 Dec 2016 – HOUSTON
VAM® TTR premium connection is one of the first in the world to be retested after being exposed to extensive service in the Gulf of Mexico.
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Frontier Tubular Solutions Licensed to Thread DWC/C™ to Support SCOOP/STACK Play

28 Nov 2016 – HOUSTON
A newly opened VAM® connection repair and threading resource for DWC connections are now available to operators in the Mid-Continent USA.
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Meet Team Member Lectoria Payne: Test Technician I, Research and Development Department

10 Oct 2016 – HOUSTON
Payne was initially hired as a material handler at VAM USA, she has worked hard to become a Technician Trainee, and in 2015 was promoted to a Test Technician 1 position.
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VAM USA Night-Shift Completes Customer’s Order Earlier than Committed Date

20 Sep 2016 – HOUSTON
VAM-USA night-shift team completed more than 300 good joints in their 12hrs shift with a 99.7% first-time yield.
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A Better Interface for Specs Direct Users

22 Aug 2016 – HOUSTON
Specs Direct is Vallourec’s online tool for capturing all of the data related to the Atlas Bradford® connections. It provides the details required on all products, including the DWC/C™ family.
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New OCTG Resource for Permian Operators as the VAM® Licensee Network Expands

8 Aug 2016 – Houston, Texas
J-Hobbs Machine was recently added to the wide VAM® Licensee network in North America, becoming the first VAM® OCTG licensee for the Permian basin.
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The Connection magazine special issue dedicated to VAM® 50 years is hot off the press!

3 Aug 2016 – HOUSTON
In 1965, Vallourec revolutionized pipe connections by launching the first VAM® product, a premium joint that would transform tubing and casing standards in the Oil & Gas world. Read our latest Connection magazine.
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Improved Survey Says: Customers Give High Marks to VAM USA Field Services

12 Apr 2016 – Houston, Texas
VAM® Field Service teams provide operators throughout the US with skilled technical and field service solutions 24-7 to ensure the smooth running of every VAM® connection. After each job the customer survey allows for constructive exchange on the quality of service.
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VAM USA Begins Production at New Premium Threading Plant in Youngstown, Ohio

12 May 2015 – Houston, Texas
VAM USA LLC, the leading supplier of premium threaded connections for the oil and gas industry in the USA, began producing the first pipes for commercial sale at its new premium thread- ing plant in Youngstown
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VAM® – Celebrating 50 years of pioneering and innovation!

23 Apr 2015 – Houston, Texas
In 1965, Vallourec revolutionized connections by launching the first VAM product, a premium joint that would transform tubing and casing standards in the world of Oil & Gas.
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VAM® USA Celebrates 30th Anniversary

10 Sep 2014 – Houston, Texas
VAM USA LLC, the leading supplier of premium threaded connections for the oil and gas industry in the USA, celebrated its 30th anniversary today.
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VAM USA Vehicle Monitoring Positively Affects Driver Behavior

9 Apr 2014 – Houston, Texas
As part of an overall driver risk management program to reduce unsafe driving, VAM USA started a company vehicle monitoring program.
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VAM USA to build new Premium Threading Plant

14 Mar 2014 – Houston, Texas
VAM USA enters in an agreement for new Seamless Pipe Premium Threading Plant in Youngstown, Ohio
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