Tag Archives: Q1

Q1 OCTG Inventories: The Best Or Worst Cas(ing) Scenario?  

Something about this current period in oil patch history feels like “deja vu all over again.” Others might call it “that sinking feeling,” harking back to 2009. Either way it certainly hasn’t put a spring in anyone’s step this April. … Continue reading

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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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Unraveling The Inventory Riddle: Q1 2012

This month we unraveled the inventory riddle. As you would expect, there’s a whole lot more to this critical task than reading ‘Texas Tea’ leaves! Our inventory survey, designed to measure the demand for OCTG, encompasses the entire supply chain. … Continue reading

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