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Fine Tubes Awarded ‘Approved Manufacturer’ Status by Kuwait Oil Company

Kuwait Oil Company

Fine Tubes, a leading UK manufacturer and global supplier of precision tubes for critical applications, announces that it has been selected as an approved manufacturer of impulse piping and tubing for the Kuwait Oil Company (KOC). The approval, which remains valid for five years, reflects Fine Tubes’ quality tubing products and excellent customer service.

This third-party endorsement will help the Plymouth-based company expand its range of customer approvals in the Middle East and North African (MENA) region. The company works largely in the oil and gas sector, as well as such other industries as aerospace, medical, chemical, nuclear and power generation. It has sales offices in the UK, the US, India and Europe, as well as an extensive network of partners in Asia, Europe and the Middle East.

Nicholas Head, global business development manager, oil and gas, at Fine Tubes said: "We are extremely keen to strengthen our commercial presence in Kuwait and other Middle East and North African countries. We are delighted in how much they value our products and look forward to continuing our relationship with KOC well into the future. This endorsement will further help build our reputation for quality and reliability throughout the region."

Fine Tubes has more than 70 years of engineering experience, supplying precision tubes that meet exacting standards in strength to weight ratios, as well as corrosion resistance and fatigue life. Tubing is manufactured in an ever-expanding range of shapes, sizes and materials, including stainless-steel, nickel, titanium, and zirconium alloys, all made to the client’s exact specifications.

Along with its US-based sister company, Superior Tube, Fine Tubes supplies its products to more than 35 countries, worldwide. Previous oil and gas projects completed in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) region include tubing for the Barzan Gas Field in Qatar, Zakum Oil Field Development in the United Arab Emirates and specialist work for Shell Majnoon in Iraq.

Kuwait Oil Company is based in Ahmadi and is a subsidiary of the government-owned holding company, Kuwait Petroleum Corporation. Its responsibilities include the exploration, drilling and production of oil and gas within the State of Kuwait, as well as the storage of crude oil and delivery for export to tankers.

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