January 23, 2007
Steel and pipe producer IPSCO Inc. today announced the construction of an oil country tubular goods (OCTG) heat treat-facility adjacent to its Blytheville, Arkansas pipe mill.
The new facility will produce heat-treated OCTG in 2 3/8 in. through 5 in. diameters. Commercial production is expected to begin in the third quarter of 2007. The facility will cost approximately $40 million.