Planned Alamo Tube mill seen filling specific need

Aug 04, 2014 | 10:37 AM | Thorsten Schier

Tags  Alamo Tube, OCTG mill, Texas mill, Thorsten Schier

NEW YORK — The prospects should be bright for a recently announced tubing-specific oil country tubular goods (OCTG) mill near San Antonio, as the mill’s output addresses a very particular need following the recent imposition of dumping duties against South Korean OCTG imports, according to market sources.

San Antonio-based Alamo Tube Co. in late July said it was planning to build the 250,000-ton-per-year electric-resistance welded (ERW) mill (, July 22) after Korean OCTG producers were hit with dumping margins of between 9.89 percent and 15.75 percent (, July 11).....

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