SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of
The Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported):
March 12, 2012
United States Steel Corporation
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
|(State or other jurisdiction
|600 Grant Street, Pittsburgh, PA||15219-2800|
|(Address of principal executive offices)||(Zip Code)|
(Registrants telephone number, including area code)
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|Item 1.01.||Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement|
On March 12, 2012, United States Steel Corporation (U. S. Steel) entered into an Underwriting Agreement with J.P. Morgan Securities LLC, as representative of the several underwriters listed on Schedule 1 thereto (the Underwriting Agreement), relating to the issuance and sale of $400,000,000 aggregate principal amount of U. S. Steels 7.500% Senior Notes due 2022 (Notes). The Notes are senior unsecured obligations of U. S. Steel.
The Underwriting Agreement is filed herewith as Exhibit 10.1.
|Item 9.01.||Financial Statements and Exhibits|
10.1 Underwriting Agreement dated March 12, 2012 with J.P. Morgan Securities LLC, as representative of the several underwriters listed on Schedule 1 thereto.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
|UNITED STATES STEEL CORPORATION|
|Gregory A. Zovko|
|Vice President & Controller|
Dated: March 13, 2012