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U. S. Steel Ends ERW Tubular Products Marketing Agreement with Lone Star


United States Steel Corporation (NYSE: X) announced today that it has terminated its agreement with Lone Star Steel Company to purchase, market and sell electric resistance welded (ERW) tubular products manufactured by U. S. Steel's Tubular Products Division. Effective immediately, U. S. Steel will resume exclusive marketing and sales of the ERW product line.

U. S. Steel manufactures ERW casing and line pipe for the oil and gas industry, and standard pipe for a wide range of applications. ERW tubular products are available in outside diameters from 8-5/8 inches through 20 inches and in a wide variety of grades, including certain grades for sour gas line pipe applications and grades up to X-70.

U. S. Steel's ERW products are manufactured using the latest pipe manufacturing technology and nondestructive inspection processes to ensure that they meet and exceed customer requirements.

ERW pipe is produced for U. S. Steel at a facility in McKeesport, Pa., operated by Camp-Hill Tubular Corporation.


SOURCE: United States Steel Corporation

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