The OCTG Situation Report

The OCTG Situation Report® is the leading authority for intelligence on the North American upstream Oil Country Tubular Goods market. For 30 years, subscribers to our monthly Report have relied on our highly focused executive overview, exclusive OCTG surveys and resultant forecasts to better understand and analyze current and historical market trends. 

 The OCTG Situation Report

The OCTG Situation Report® unlocks a world of timely and insightful market intelligence that is firmly rooted in our proprietary data, offering industry leaders a meaningful competitive advantage not found in any other trade reports.  Subscribers receive in-depth, critical analysis of current market events: information and metrics geared to help you navigate the many moving parts of this multi-faceted space and make calculated decisions that invariably affect your company's products, production and bottom line.

The OCTG Situation Report


The OCTG Situation Report® represents over 40 years of managerial experience with two major domestic OCTG mills plus accrued marketing consultation with worldwide companies. We invite you to peruse our website to learn more about how these valuable resources can work for you and your company. 


The OCTG Situation Report® Has People Talking... 

"The OCTG Situation Report has become my go-to source for market intelligence and insights. The data that is delivered through The OCTG Situation Report helps our company analyze current and historical trends that enable us to more effectively manage one of the larger spends within our operations." 

Mark Frick

Sr. Global Category Lead - OCTG, Artificial Lift & Wellheads 

ConocoPhillips Corporation


"Over the years the OCTG Situation Report has proven to be a consistently reliable and timely tool in understanding the OCTG market.  It is more than just the data, but the analysis and opinions of what the data might be saying that were helpful as an aid in the decision making process.  The quarterly inventory surveys provided confirmation of modeling used to track supply direction trends.  News, pricing, rig counts, shipments, trade, and analysis every month in one report — one of the best subscription values.

Scott Barnes
OCTG Manufacturing Executive for 30+ years


"We absolutely loved our subscription to The OCTG Situation Report. As you may imagine, our interest in the OCTG industry as consultants is project dependent and our current project is wrapping up. It has been an absolute pleasure to work with you and I hope to keep in touch.” 

Lloyd McGuire

Senior Consultant, Corporate Finance

FTI Consulting


“When The OCTG Situation Report talks, the market listens.” 

Kenny Scianna

VP, Sales



“The OCTG Situation Report compiles and summarizes inventories, pricing, rig counts and activity in easy-to-digest charts that all levels of the industry can understand. Each month you get the nuggets you need to inform, make decisions, and move forward.”


Brooks Graul 

Director of Pipe Sales 

Liquidity Services | Network International 


"When it comes to understanding the dynamics, indicators and trends of the Oil Patch, The OCTG Situation Report is my 'go to' source! It provides specialized and focused information from drilling activity to OCTG pricing and mill shipments to proprietary OCTG consumption and inventory intel. The OCTG Situation Report provides high value crucial in making effective market and operational decisions."

Francisco Garza
OCTG Manufacturing Executive for 30+ years


"We highly value your report.  It is a key component in our analysis to determine our pricing."


JP Brown

Procurement Manager

Pioneer Natural Resources


"The OCTG Situation Report is very valuable, insightful and a pleasure to read." 

Steve Eldam

Vice President, PRM & Tubular Strategy

Evraz North America


“The OCTG Situation Report has proven to be a great resource to gain insight into the US OCTG market, through in-depth coverage of prices, supply & demand, and general market movements. It is well regarded across the oil patch and is one of the key publications that we utilize to maintain a well-informed perspective on current market conditions.”

Nigel Bell 

Global Supply Chain Advisor 

Hess Corporation 


“As advocates for pipestock property tax payers, The OCTG Situation Report is an invaluable resource that provides our firm with the national KPI’s, trends, and regional market pricing critical to minimizing our clients property tax burdens, thus improving our clients margins. For a year, we ran concurrent subscriptions with a competing provider and hands down felt The OCTG Situation Report was superior.

Two renewals later, I’m still convinced we made the correct choice.”


Gary A. Rivas, SPTC

Vice President

J. Joseph Consulting, Inc.

"The OCTG Situation Report is an extremely valuable tool that provides exceptional analysis of the OCTG market. The data, market insight, and general knowledge of every aspect of the industry far exceeds that of any competitor – a must read for our company."

Lindsey Moore

Fundamentals Analyst



"You provide excellent market insight and very valuable data to help us analyze our spend patterns. I love reading The OCTG Situation Report. It’s a very valuable asset to Supply Chain Managers."

Tom Hedgepath
Category Management Specialist
Chesapeake Energy

“The US OCTG market represents roughly 40% of total global demand. The OCTG Situation Report neatly summarizes the status of this important market in 8 – 10 pages monthly using innovative charts coupled with a good summary of inventory levels. It has therefore become an important part of my monthly reading to stay abreast of current market conditions.”


John Blomberg

Director, Pipe & Tube Division

Duferco SA  


"The OCTG Situation Report is a concise and easy to read analysis tool that still delivers the details that we need to help manage our business.  It carries a lot of weight with us because it comes from people with inside knowledge of the Oil Patch, not “penthouse-suite analysts” that have never seen a piece of pipe.  We look forward to its arrival each month."

Buddy W. Brewer, Jr.

OCTG Manufacturing Executive for 30+ Years 


"I find The OCTG Situation Report a tremendous value. There is no better tool to give one a “line of site” on what’s happening in the OCTG marketplace. It is a must-have."


Ed Quinn

Strategic Sales Manager

ShawCor, Ltd. formerly (AECOM) Flint Tubular Management Services