Italian-Argentine piping giant Tenaris has been lined up to supply casing for Petrobras’ deep-water Buzios pre-salt oil and gas project offshore its native Brazil.

Petrobras has awarded the Luxembourg-headquartered company a four-year contract for the supply of a comprehensive package of products and services that will include more than 100,000 tonnes of seamless and welded casing in carbon, sour service and high collapse steel grades.

“Major energy companies, including Petrobras, have validated the fatigue performance of conductor casing with TenarisHydril BlueDock connectors.