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Event Overview


The international hub of Dubai will host  Metal Bulletin’s 3rd Middle East Steel Tube & Pipe Conference this year. Whilst Europe is in the midst of recession and the US market remains clouded by protectionist measures, the MENA regions comparatively consistent demand offers huge potential for tube & pipe producers.

With the continued strength of the oil and gas industry in particular, the Middle East remains a focal point for OCTG and line pipe, promising large rewards for the regional and international companies which supply the numerous projects. In it's third year the conference is well established as the event which secures futures in this lucrative market.

NEW: This year SMSMeer are sponsoring a networking dinner aboard the Bateaux Dubai, with a chartered voyage around the world famous creek.


Topics on the agenda include:

• The outlook for oil and gas projects in the region and forecasted volumes of tube these will require.
• How much potential does Iraq hold? How can this market be tapped into?
• Chinese dumping and how this affects the region.
• Forecasted demand for the construction sector.
• The shape of markets in the wake of political unrest.
• Developments in seamless, SAW, ERW and all other major pipe technologies.

Whether you are looking to cement your position in the supply chain or are planning to foray into this exciting market, this is your opportunity to hear expert opinion on the crucial issues the industry faces, and network with its most influential decision makers.