The OCTG Situation Report | Leading Authority

Inside The OCTG Situation Report

The OCTG Situation Report® is one of the leading authorities focused on the North American Oil Country Tubular Goods market. Since 1986, the subscriber-only monthly publication has thoroughly examined the OCTG sector providing a summary of current events and forecasted changes combined with in-depth market research and unmatched critical analysis crucial to leading industry decision makers.

Monthly Content & Features


The OCTG Situation Report® | Valuable Information You Can "Count On"
 The OCTG Situation Report | Your OCTG Source The OCTG Situation Report® is the only source that actually counts the OCTG pipe inventory in the lower "48" U.S. storage yards. A survey is taken every quarter which includes mill, distributor and end user inventories of "prime" pipe.

The OCTG Pricing Situation
OCTG distributor market prices are monitored every month on 44 line items. This segment of the report originated over 29 years ago and is acclaimed by oil and gas companies as the best in coverage and accuracy. The OCTG Pricing Situation is used extensively in monitoring and negotiating program buys by mills, distributors and energy companies.

  • Distributor resale "spot" prices – $/ft. &  $/ton – 44 line items, seamless/ERW, carbon and alloy
  • Mill price announcements and import shipments
  • Tubular: Eight primary product types – Tubing, Production Casing, Surface Casing, Alloy, Carbon, Seamless, ERW and a composite of all 44 line items

Drilling Permits & Drilling Activity
 The OCTG Situation Report

The OCTG Situation Report® is the only source for up to date monitoring of OCTG monthly consumption and various current drilling, product mix and months of supply ratios. These gauges provide valuable insight into current and future business conditions in the oil patch. Our contacts and access to industry leaders enables us to stay on top of significant developments.


The OCTG Inventory Situation (Based on actual pipe count)


  • Tonnage of prime pipe in the lower 48 states
  • OCTG tonnage composition in Texas, Louisiana & Oklahoma
  • Inventory changes in truck terminal, independent processor, mill & inspection yards
  • Ownership of pipe by oil/gas companies, supply companies and mills
  • Various supply/consumption ratios – including months of pipe supply on the ground

Oil & Gas Exploration | Production Budgets | Annual and Mid-Year Updates

Annual Forecasts

The OCTG Situation Report® delivers three key annual forecasts of OCTG consumption during the calendar year and one of the forthcoming year in November.


In The Pipeline
The OCTG Situation Report® provides valuable insight into the financial aspects of publicly traded pipe companies and current business updates on manufacturing, distribution and import bell weather segments of the industry.
  • Company changes – acquisitions, mergers and consolidations
  • Financial reports


OCTG Shipments And Consumption
The OCTG Situation Report® is the only source for up to date monitoring of OCTG monthly consumption.

 OCTG Shipments
  • U.S. mill and imports
  • U.S. monthly consumption
  • Comparisons with prior periods 



Select Historical OCTG Data Available

Exclusive only to subscribers of The OCTG Situation Report® is the added-value opportunity to purchase Select Historical OCTG Data. Interested subscribers can call 281-826-1141 or email your specifications for a custom OCTG Historical Data quote today.


The OCTG Situation Report® Goes Where You Go
The OCTG Situation Report Goes Where You Go
The OCTG Situation Report® is delivered by a Secure Digital Download link sent to your email in-box monthly. Just click on the Secure Digital Download link and follow the instructions to download The OCTG Situation Report® to your computer, smartphone or tablet in PDF form. This portability makes it super convenient to take The OCTG Situation Report® with you to review all the key OCTG information wherever you go and whenever you need it.