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Vallourec: A Niche Play To Profit From Deepwater Drilling

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Vallourec (OTCPK:VLOUF) (OTCPK:VLOWY) is a French mid-cap and the world's leader in the production of non-welded steel tubes and specialized tube products for industrial applications. The company's main products are hot-rolled pipes and pipes for oil and gas use; welded titanium pipes for use in secondary cooling circuits for conventional and nuclear electrical plants; and other types of steel welded pipes, hot-finished, machined, or cold-rolled unwelded pipes, weld connections, etc.

The stock trades with high liquidity on European exchanges, especially on its home exchange in Paris, while in the USA, investors can buy on the OTC segment either the ordinary shares, represented by the ticker symbol VLOUF, or its ADRs (ticker VLOWY), representing each...

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