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“Close Encounters Of The ‘Inventory’ Kind”

Our inventory survey, designed to measure the demand for OCTG, encompasses the entire supply chain. This production involves a cast of characters who count pipe at truck terminals, mills, processors and inspection yards across the lower 48 every quarter. While … Continue reading

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‘Shalelujah’ Chorus Takes Center Stage At CERAWeek 2012

It was the promise of the shale gas boom that led the ‘Shalelujah’ Chorus during this year’s CERAWeek energy conference in Houston. The oil patch power brokers repeatedly called for a proactive energy policy with state by state oversight while … Continue reading

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Q4 Juggling Act

This month we connected with distributors across the U.S. to see what they were anticipating in Q4 business activity. One thing clearly comes through; there is no slowing of program activity in the remaining months of the year, but a … Continue reading

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Whew! The Dog Days of August Are Over!

Well, the OCTG industry got through the hot and humid “dog days of August” without too many business issues, although some say that there are mounting short term concerns. Supplies are building, product mix has changed considerably, prices are “flattish” … Continue reading

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