Category Archives: Fracking

If You Can’t Stand The Heat, Get Out Of The Oil Patch!

The heat is on and the oil patch is percolating in preparation for the second half of the year. In talking with folks throughout the supply chain it seems everyone is fired up about something. We sense full ‘June’ fever … Continue reading

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Oil Patch Update: All’s Well That Ends Well Come What May

The oil patch was bubbling over this May when attendees of the world’s largest offshore technology event, the Offshore Technology Conference, gathered in Houston. With the highest recorded attendance in its 45-year history, the OTC proved, once again, to be … Continue reading

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OCTG By the Yard: Measuring the Health of the Oil Patch in Q1

When it comes to OCTG inventory, it’s commonly accepted that The OCTG Situation Report is in a league of its own. And every April we swing into action to report the results for the first quarter of our exclusive OCTG … Continue reading

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OCTG Forecast: A High Pressure Front Moves Into The Oil Patch

Come rain or shine you can always count on our OCTG “Annual Report” in February. This is the month when we pore over an avalanche of data to help formulate our forecast for 2014, which is included in this month’s … Continue reading

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Q4 OCTG Inventory Tonnages: A Brilliant Deduction Or Puzzling Build?

“Data! Data! Data! I can’t make bricks without clay.” ~Sherlock Holmes.  This month we tip our cap to the most famous detective in English literature who knew, as we do, that one must have the facts in order to form … Continue reading

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All WASH’d Up Or Down To Business? 

Federal fracking rules, Energy tax policies, Nat gas exports…oh my! Will we ever get beyond the political gridlock or will the inroads made by the oil & gas industry be a “Wash”-out? One thing’s for sure, there’s rarely a dull … Continue reading

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Attention ‘Drill’ Seekers!

Attention Drill Seekers! Houston took center stage in early March for the annual IHS CERAweek, an “unconventional” convention where the energy elite gathered to do some shale bonding and gush over the new energy reality lead by none other than … Continue reading

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