2016

Serimax and Technip to enter into a strategic partnership for pipeline welding.

2010

Serimax is acquired by Vallourec, the world leader in premium tubular solutions. By joining forces, Serimax and Vallourec combine their respective expertise in pipe manufacture and welding to optimise the laying process.

2006
Serimer and Umax merge to form Serimax with combined turnover of around €125m.

2005
Serimer wins contract to undertake the spoolbase services including welding, NDE and FJC at the newly constructed spoolbase at Dande in Angola, West Africa for a number of deepwater projects.

 

2004
Operations commence in Egypt on the 20" and 26" diameter pipe quad-jointing fabrication for the Simian Sapphire offshore development project.

Serimer is sold by Acergy to a consortium of Lime Rock Partners, 4D Energy Partners and senior managers of Serimer.

2003
Operations expand further in USA, new spoolbase opens at Port Arthur, Texas.

2001
Operations expand into the USA for major deepwater pipeline project in Gulf of Mexico. Welding and spoolbase management operations commence at Mobile, Alabama.

 

2000
ETPM the owner of Serimer is acquired by Acergy.

1992
Welding of the first 16" diameter pipeline to be spooled and installed by the reel pipelay method in the North Sea.

1988
Launch of dual torch welding with Saturnax and Saturne 8-Torch.

Company commences the supply of automatic welding services to all onshore and offshore contractors.

1985
The Evanton Spoolbase opens.

 

 

1982
Welders start work at the spoolbases in Abidjan, West Africa for Phillips Petroleum.

1981
First welds by Serimer's automatic welding machines. The company starts working at the spoolbase in Leith.

1978
ETPM, an offshore contractor, creates the Serimer division in order to improve control of pipe welding operations and cut the time at sea of costly construction barges. Umax starts supplying manual welding to the offshore oil and gas industry.