Site Visit: Vallourec's PT Citra Tubindo, Batam Indonesia

Site Visit
Asia, Energy/Infrastructure
Date and Time: 
11 Oct 2017
07:15 to 15:00
Batam, Indonesia
Registration Dates: 
10 Aug 2017
04 Oct 2017

Vallourec is a world leader specialised in premium tubular solutions. It was established in 1989 through PT Citra Tubindo (PTCT) in Batam, Indonesia. In less than 30 years, PTCT has grown from a local company into a world class company of Vallourec throughout Asia Pacific and beyond.


Strategically located at the Kabil Integrated Industrial Estate, on the island of Batam, Indonesia, PTCT is a key player in Asia Pacific, manufacturing a wide range of pipes, connections and accessories, and delivering a wide scope of services for the Oil & Gas industry.



Agenda (local time*):


7.20am sharp: Meeting point at Tanah Merah Ferry Terminal, Batamfast counter, Singapore
8am: Depart Tanah Merah Ferry Terminal for Nongsapura, Batam Island, Indonesia
8am: Arrive Nongsapura Ferry Terminal, Batam Island Indonesia (Singapore is 1 hour ahead of Batam)
8.30am: Arrive PT Citra Tubindo Office and Welcome Coffee
8.45am: Vallourec Group & PT Citra Tubindo presentation + safety briefing

Plant tour with a special focus on:

Lead time reduction: lean manufacturing initiatives on production flows and strategic stocks

Innovation: Product and Process

10.45am: Harbour tour
11.15am:  Q&A session
11.30am: Lunch
11.45am: Depart PTCT
12.50pm:  Depart Batam Centre Ferry Terminal  
2.50pm:  Arrive HarbourFront Ferry Terminal, Singapore


* Singapore is 1 hour ahead of Batam


Please note that the price includes 2-way Ferry ticket, business visa, lunch and transportation in Batam

Special Requirements:

Please bring your passport (with validity of min. 6 months) and your EP/DP/PR… 


To finalise your registration, please send to Caroline (


  • Copy of your passport or your passport details
  • Your shoe size

Special note to participants who wanted to drive to Ferry Terminals: departure location is at Tanah Merah Ferry Terminal and return at Harbourfront!


Registration is confirmed only if the French Chamber receives the payment before the 4th of October (noon). Cancellations will not be accepted after this date.


About the Speakers:

  • Sebastien COCHET, Marketing & Technical Sales - Regional Manager - South East Asia, Vallourec Asia Pacific

After a MSc. of Material Engineering Sébastien started his career as an automotive engineer. He subsequently moved to the US, working as Product Development Director in the glass industry before joining Vallourec Group in 2010. Starting in Technical Sales & Marketing for Africa and Unconventional Markets (shale gas/oil), he moved on to the Vallourec Global Solution entity to develop innovative traceability solutions based on RFID. Since 2014, Sebastien is coordinating the Marketing and Technical Sales in Asia-Pacific by defining and implementing the marketing strategy and delivering a consistent promotion and technical sales support to end-users operating in Asia-Pacific.

  • Alain MORET, Industrial Performance Manager - South East Asia,  Vallourec Asia Pacific

Graduated from a French Engineering School in 1998 with a specialization in Material Sciences, Alain started his career in the automotive industry as R&D engineer in chassis system and then project manager in machine design. He joined Vallourec in 2007 as Project Manager to implement a PMO for new OCTG solutions. In 2012, Alain moved to operations as industry controller for the worldwide OCTG division. In the scope of the Vallourec transformation plan announced in 2015, Alain was in charge to re-shape the product and administrative OCTG flows in Europe. From July 2017, Alain is in charge of capex, cost reduction programs and lean deployment in the South East Asia region.

- Please note that this event is restricted to French Chamber members only -

Terms & Conditions:

  • Full payment is now required upon registration. Failing to do so will automatically cancel your registration.
  • Should you need to cancel, please do so no later than two working days before the date of the event.
  • No shows will not be refunded.
  • Please note that photographs and videos may be taken during the event for news and publicity purposes.
Registration are now closed.