As the oil & gas sector is one of the sectors targeted by Vallourec's sales of products and services, it will be monitored more closely as its financial health will influence demand and therefore the profitability of this group.
There are several important dates in the history of Vallourec. In particular, it was in the 1890s that the companies that founded Vallourec were created. A few years later, in 1899, the Montbard metallurgical company was listed on the Paris stock exchange. It was not until 1930 that the name Vallourec was created. In 1997, Vallourec & Mannesmann Tubes was created. In 2006, the Group was included in the CAC 40 stock market index before being delisted in 2014.