OCTG trade case having little impact on prices

Jul 16, 2013 | 05:15 PM | Thorsten Schier

Tags  OCTG, trade case, anti-dumping, countervailing, Thorsten Schier

NEW YORK — Market sources have seen little impact on oil country tubular goods (OCTG) prices as a result of the recent filing of an anti-dumping and countervailing petition by domestic producers against nine countries, but effects could be seen once preliminary decisions in the case are made.

"If the Department of Commerce comes out and says this petition is worth assessment, then you might see things change," Kurt Minnich, manager of Tulsa, Okla.-based Pipe Logix Inc., told AMM. He said an impact could be felt "if not by the end of this quarter, then the next one."....

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