A world leader in its markets with 2.3 millions of tons of steel shipped last year, VALLOUREC provides tubular solutions. Its tubes, connections and innovative services have made the most complex projects possible, from oil and gas wells in extreme environments to next generation power plants to bold architectural projects. In construction, numerous bridges, airports, stadiums, buildings and other innovative architectural projects rely on the exceptional strength and lightness of Vallourec’s tubular solutions. Vallourec relies on its six Research and Development centers worldwide and more than 500 engineers and technicians to maintain its technological leadership and meet its customers’ latest requirements. Since 2010, Vallourec has been a partner of the United Nations Global Compact, enforcing its fundamental principles which focus on human rights, labour standards, working conditions, the environment and the fight against corruption. Nearly 36% of the energy consumed by Vallourec in its manufacturing process is renewable, and 50% of steel used by Vallourec is sourced from recycled scrap. The group aims to achieve a waste recycling / recovery rate of 94.5% in 2015.