Tenaris SA has received an air permit from the Texas Commission
on Environmental Quality for its planned seamless tubular
facility in Bay City, Texas.
company said on a Facebook page created for the project that
the plant would be designed to the most stringent environmental
The $1.5-billion facility is expected to produce 600,000
tonnes of seamless oil country tubular goods annually (
amm.com, Feb. 15). It is slated to begin
operations in 2016.