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Tubular producer will compete with Japanese
Houston-based Energy Ventures Inc. has reopened a mothballed manufacturing plant in Bryan to compete with the Japanese and other producers of "premium" tubular goods.
The plant had been idle since the crash of the oil and gas industry in the mid-1980s.
Grant TFW, a division of Energy Ventures, purchased the facility last August and initiated full-time production last week.
Production from the Bryan plant - about 8,000 units per month - will enable Grant TFW to double its total output of premium tubulars, which are used primarily in high-pressure natural gas wells.
With output from its two other …