Steel Pipe: United States

This report forecasts US steel pipe demand in metric tons and US dollars at the manufacturers' level to 2019. Total demand by volume is segmented by market in terms of: oil and gas OCTG (oil country tubular goods); oil and gas line pipe; oil and gas distribution; structural, mechanical, and original equipment manufacturer (OEM); construction; and industrial processing and other markets. Total demand by value is segmented by market as follows: oil and gas; structural, mechanical, and OEM; construction; and industrial processing and other markets.

To illustrate historical trends, total demand in both volume and value terms is provided in an annual series from 2004 to 2014; the various segments are reported at five-year intervals for 2009 and 2014. A Market Environment section provides pertinent background on historical trends, key economic indicators, trade, NAFTA demand, and competitive materials. A Segmentation and Forecasts section defines markets, discusses market drivers and constraints, identifies substitute products when applicable, and assesses the impact of key drivers and constraints on each market segment over the forecast period.

Further analysis includes an Industry Structure section, which surveys the supply base and profiles the leading firms competing to serve the US market. A one-page, introductory Highlights section summarizes key findings from this 22-page report, and a Resources section lists contributing sources as well as resources available for further research.

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