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Steel First Outlook

STEEL FIRST OUTLOOK: Oil price slip already affecting global energy tubulars demand

Metal Bulletin Research (MBR) examines the effects of tumbling oil prices on the tube and pipe market.

STEEL FIRST OUTLOOK: China, Argentina set for new wave of shale drilling

Shale oil drilling in Argentina and China could provide the next boost in demand for seamless oil country tubular goods (OCTG) and linepipe, according to Metal Bulletin Research (MBR).

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