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U. S. Steel Announces New Oil Country Tubular Goods (OCTG) Authorized Distributors


DALLAS, Aug. 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- United States Steel Corporation (NYSE: X) today announced its new distribution network for Oil Country Tubular Goods (OCTG) sales in the United States resulting from its acquisition of Lone Star Technologies, Inc. and its related companies on June 14. The following companies have been named to the list of authorized OCTG distributors:

-- Cinco Pipe & Supply Company
  -- Energy Tubulars Incorporated
  -- J.D. Rush Company / J.D. Rush Corporation
  -- Pipeco Services
  -- Premier Pipe, LP
  -- Red Man Pipe & Supply Company
  -- Republic Supply International / Alexander Steel Sales, Incorporated
  -- Sooner Pipe, L.L.C.
  -- Toolpushers Supply Company

According to Joe Alvarado, U.S. Steel's vice president-Tubular, "U.S. Steel is now the largest supplier of OCTG in the United States, and we are committed to marketing our products in North America through a selective, authorized distribution network."

These distributors will also be responsible for selling both Seamless and Electric Resistance Welded (ERW) tubular goods into OCTG markets.

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SOURCE: United States Steel Corporation

CONTACT: John Armstrong, +1-412-433-6792, or Erin DiPietro,
+1-412-433-6845, both for United States Steel Corporation

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