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Gain critical insights into Energy Metals, focusing on steel and other non-ferrous product sectors

Acquire a detailed understanding of the pricing, drivers, supply chain and demand outlook for critical metal products across energy markets. 

We provide energy metal market intelligence through analytics, data and advisory services. The products followed include energy tubulars – OCTG and linepipe through to other steel and nonferrous metal products used across the oil & gas and renewable markets, including steel plates, valve assemblies, fittings, subsea equipment, offshore EPC materials, and more. A key part of our research includes the pricing and forecasting of many of these energy metal products each month from detailed surveying and proprietary modelling. Our market view is channeled through thematic reports, detailed factsheets, a steady flow of commentaries and bottom-up databases that are updated weekly. Clients can connect with our leading industry experts and go deeper through customized advisory services. 

We deliver detailed monthly pricing of OCTG and linepipe by grade and key regional market, including forecasts, alongside a granular breakdown of historic and forecast OCTG and linepipe demand. We provide analysis on manufacturer capabilities, demand split into detailed technical metrics such as grades, diameters and connections, and information on major consumers in the market. All forecasts are derived from bottom-up, project-by-project research, tracking recent tenders and all oil and gas projects that will consume OCTG, linepipe and other energy metals, from sanctioning, start-up and installation. The analysis covers producers and traders of the various energy metals products through to their consumers, including E&Ps, EPCs and oilfield OEMs, allowing for detailed analysis of market share and trends. 

We collaborate with market participants through regular market discussions, drawing on our unique, global network of industry specialists, and use these inputs to triangulate our view from detailed quantitative data research. Our clients have access to our market experts and our advisory services can provide aid with the most unique customized research and consulting in the energy metals market.


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Access data from Rystad Energy’s proprietary cubes through Cube Browser, web-based dashboards and data feeds. 

Our data allows clients to: 

  • Research historical and forecast demand for energy tubular products, including OCTG and linepipe by type (seamless, ERW, LSAW, HSAW, CRA, clad, lined etc.), geography, API & proprietary grades, connection types, diameters, tonnages, operator, developer, supplier and much more  
  • Assess strategy and target specific regions for opportunities to supply OCTG and linepipe products and services 
  • Track operator drilling plans and proposed pipeline construction projects 
  • Understand pricing trends and forecasts for a unique range of tubular products 
  • Learn about key energy tubular and substrate suppliers of each component and their market share and capacity on a global, regional and national level  

What’s included:  

  • Detailed supply and demand analysis of the OCTG and linepipe sectors  
  • Granular breakdown of grade requirements and new projects 
  • Historical and forecast data from 2015 to 2030  
  • Supplier information and market share for suppliers  
  • Key trends relating to existing and new technologies 
  • Continuously updated data  
  • User-friendly interface


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Stay up-to-date with the latest trends and important developments in the OCTG and linepipe sectors with  our off-the-shelf reports and analysis prepared by leading industry experts 

Our Analytics enable clients to: 

  • Get an up-to-date and comprehensive overview of the global OCTG and linepipe markets, powered by Rystad Energy’s proprietary databases  
  • Get instant access to key prices across a range of OCTG and linepipe products  
  • Browse through supply, demand and regional analyses from leading industry experts, covering current events and the latest trends in these markets 

What’s included: 

Access to our comprehensive library of OCTG and linepipe analysis, including:  

  • Monthly OCTG Report and Linepipe Report covering the latest trends and forecasts for the OCTG and linepipe markets 
  • Project factsheets providing a quick overview of the key characteristics and technical details for all upstream oil and gas projects consuming OCTG and linepipe 
  • Commentaries covering frequent insights into current trends and industry events, with both summaries and deep-dives into topics related to OCTG and linepipe 
  • Access to analysts providing product support and training, in addition to discussions and further insights from Rystad Energy’s global team of experts


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We collaborate with our clients to provide independent insight, strategic advice and transaction support across the metals product sector. Our consulting team has extensive experience across the energy metals supply chain, from steel manufacturers, tube and pipe mills through to oilfield OEMs and E&Ps. Building on our extensive in-house data and combining it with our industry experience and network, we are able to provide our clients with independent insight on topics including cost and price analysis, supply chain positioning, market analysis, procurement strategy, technology development and trends, growth opportunities, and more. 

Our advisory services build on the insights from our best-in-class oil & gas product suite, decades of industry experience and a broad industry network, developed through providing advisory services to the leading players across the energy metals industry. The service is built on a deep understanding of supply chain dynamics across regions, and is able to connect this directly to wider energy sector dynamics, from project tenders and sensitivity, technology trends, capacity in the supply chain, cost structure and development, and more. We work with oil companies, metals mills and manufacturers, traders, OEMs, investors and government organizations to provide market intelligence, corporate advisory and transaction support services, enabling them to build strategies for the long term, act on opportunities and outperform peers.  

  • We support E&P companies in their procurement of metals products through detailed and regular pricing analysis, helping them to achieve lower project costs through their negotiations with suppliers.  
  • With the metals segment diversified across the upstream oil and gas, midstream, downstream and power industries, there is regular interest among corporate and financial investors looking to add value to assets and management structures. We support investors in understanding the fundamentals of the industry, future development across price and cost scenarios, supply chain landscape and more, and have successfully supported investors on both buy side and sell side diligence mandates in recent years. 
  • As a data oriented advisory, we use our global databases with field-level data to support industry organizations in understanding genuine growth opportunities and associated risks. Our insight is presented to organizations and governments around the globe.