Oil & Gas
New Energies
Explore & Produce
Our Solutions
Additive Manufacturing
Steel Construction
Automative & Transport
Mechanical Engineering
Carbon Capture, Utilization and Storage (CCUS)
Solar Construction
Solar Construction
Geothermal Energy
Easy Procurement
Circular Economy
Operational Efficiency


Lightweight and easy to run: your cost-effective premium surface casing

VAM® LOX is your valuable T&C alternative to weld-on connectors, ending welding operations and complex installation of anti-rotation devices! Thanks to a double-start thread design requiring only standard running equipment, VAM® LOX is easy and quick to run. Its metal-to-metal seal provides gas-tightness, including for high yield materials, ensuring integrity while optimizing the string weight of your most challenging wells.

Easy to run
Fast make-up and no need for anti-rotation devices installation
Gas Tight
VAM® LOX's engineered internal metal seal design guarantees gas tightness under combined loads enhancing well integrity
Cost effective
Valuable alternative to weld-on connectors
Performance, Application & Product Range



  • Internal pressure rating: 100% pipe body
  • Collapse rating: 100% API 5C3
  • Tension capacity: 100% pipe body with sealability
  • Compression capacity: 100% pipe body with sealability
  • Sealability validated as per API RP 5C5:2017 / ISO 13679:2019 CAL-I (Gas)­
  • High yield, lighter weight pipes allow for slim design and better clearance
  • Easy running and fast make-up
  • No need for welding operations



VAM® LOX is designed to answer high performances applications for surface casing:

    • Conventional wells
    • Deep Offshore wells
    • HPHT wells
Product Range
Product Range
  • Available on 18-5/8″ and 20″ diameters
  • Seamless or welded pipes
  • Yield Strengths from 55 to 125 ksi
Discover VAM® LOX
Documents & Resources
VAM® LOX Running Guidelines Poster
To help you optimize our connections' running, we have developed a dedicated poster summarizing running recommandations from our VAM® Field Service teams. To download it, please fill in the form below.
Customer Story
Growing Track Record in Offshore Operations
  “Since its launch in 2018, VAM® LOX has obtained an important track record in surface casing operations, gaining the confidence of offshore operators around the world. Its latest successful runs in Malaysia and Trinidad and Tobago strengthen its position in the market as a cost-efficient, high-performing alternative to weld-on connectors.”
Successful First Running in Bolivia


“VAM® LOX was selected for surface casing connections because it meets the stringent safety requirements associated with exploratory gas wells” La Paz, Bolivia

More information
Discover our OCTG Solutions