Category Archives: Third Quarter

OCTG Q3 Inventories: “Back to the Future”

Another quarter wrapped; time to zoom in on the results of The OCTG Situation Report’s exclusive OCTG inventory yard survey. First, we want to give props to the cast and crew who work behind the scenes to make this production … Continue reading

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Spooky Oil Prices Fore-Cast A Spell On Year-end OCTG Results 

Bubble, bubble oil and trouble: it seems as though an attempt has been made to drown out the results of our Q3 U.S. OCTG Inventory Yard Survey and October Report by the dreaded sound of hydrocarbon prices dropping. We’ll address … Continue reading

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Survival of the Fittest: Weighing in on Oil Patch Performance

Y’all know the drill: it’s the end of Q3 and time to determine how the oil patch is shaping up for the balance of the year. The goal of this exercise is always the same: gauging the fitness of the … Continue reading

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Third Quarter: 4th-and-Goal!

It’s the end of the third quarter, time to kickoff our exclusive inventory yard survey with the goal of measuring demand for OCTG throughout the entire supply chain across the lower 48. The name of the game this time around … Continue reading

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