The authors thank the State Inspection Service from Division of Inspection of Products of Animal Origin (DIPOA) and the Statistical Sector of the Secretariat of Agriculture, Livestock, and Irrigation (SEAPI
) of Rio Grande do Sul State for the data transfer.
A number of large producers such as Bakrie Pipe Industries, SEAPI, Bumi Kaya and KHI Pipe Industries contribute largely to the country's total production.
South East Asia Pipe Industries (SEAPI) and Seamless Pipe Indonesia Jaya (SPIJ).
BPI and SEAPI are producers of welded steel pipes, and SPIJ is a producer of seamless pipes.
SEAPI is the only producer of steel pipes with large diameters of 24"- 48", which is welded longitudinal.
In the middle of 2003, SEAPI
supplied 65% or 31,400 tons or 143 kilometers of 40,000 tons needed for a 220 kilometer pipeline between Grissik in South Sumatra to Singapore.
The establishment of this strategic alliance provided the first step in the implementation of SEAPI's long-term plan, i.e.
In 1995, SEAPI also replaced its old machinery with new.
Meanwhile, as reported in mass-media, SEAPI, a major ERW pipe producer in Indonesia, has discovered a dumping practice at Pertamina's Natuna gas project (West Natuna Trunkline System).