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A worker checks the inside of a longitudinally welded large diameter steel pipe for use in oil and gas pipelines in a storage area at the Volzhsky Pipe Plant OJSC, operated by TMK PJSC, in Volzhsky, Russia, on March 30, 2017. Russian pipe producer TMK PJSC expects its U.S. business to recover as higher oil prices and President Donald Trump’s trade and infrastructure policies boost demand. Photographer: Andrey Rudakov/Bloomberg
A worker checks the inside of a longitudinally welded large diameter steel pipe for use in oil and gas pipelines in a storage area at the Volzhsky Pipe Plant OJSC, operated by TMK PJSC, in Volzhsky, Russia, on March 30, 2017. Russian pipe producer TMK PJSC expects its U.S. business to recover as higher oil prices and President Donald Trump’s trade and infrastructure policies boost demand. Photographer: Andrey Rudakov/Bloomberg

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