China’s steel pipe market will see improved fortunes in 2014 amid steady economy growth and increased demand, according to Zhong Xidi, secretary general of China Steel Pipe Association (CSPA).
25 December 2013
Large-diameter linepipe markets are likely to see rising demand moving into 2014, according to the Metal Bulletin Research (MBR) Tube & Pipe Group.
23 December 2013
Metal Bulletin Research
Mexican president Enrique Peña Nieto approved a new energy law on Friday December 20, opening up the country’s oil and gas industry to foreign investment and providing a boost to the nation’s steel industry.
20 December 2013
Ana Paula Camargo
The European Commission should avoid using state aid in its efforts to help the European steel industry, according to Karlheinz Blessing, ceo of German steel producers Dillinger Hütte and Saarstahl.
18 December 2013
Russia’s large-diameter pipe-producing facilities are likely to keep capacity utilisation rates low in 2014, after the expected project tenders from state-run gas company Gazprom failed to materialise.
12 December 2013
Russian pipe- and steelmakers lose a total of about $600 million annually as a result of the illegal use of used pipe, Oleg Kalinskiy, head of the Russian Pipe Industry Development Fund, said on Tuesday December 10.
11 December 2013
Omani pipe producer Gulf International Pipe Industry (GIPI) recently received an order to supply 7,000 tonnes of threaded and coupled casing pipes (OCTG) for Petroleum Development Oman (PDO), the company announced on Tuesday December 10.
10 December 2013
Tube and pipe manufacturer Tenaris has entered an agreement to purchase the other 50% interest of its Socotherm Brasil joint venture from Socotherm Americas, it said late on Wednesday December 4.
05 December 2013
Ana Paula Camargo
Turkish steel exports totalled 1.5 million tonnes in November, up 1.08% year-on-year, but their value fell to at $1.1 billion – down 2.2% year-on-year – on falling commodity prices.
04 December 2013