US oil rig count down by 8 to 825 - Baker Hughes

Thursday, 18. April 2019 19:09

The number of oil rigs in the United States decreased by 8 to 825 in the week ending April 18 compared to the previous week, according to the Baker Hughes weekly rig count released on Thursday.

Meanwhile, the number of US gas rigs was down by 2 to 187 during the same week, bringing the total number of rigs in the country to 1,012. On an annual basis, the number of US oil rigs rose by 5.

In Canada, the total rig count remained unchanged at 66, with the number of oil rigs rising by1 to 19 and gas rigs increasing by 1 to 47. Year-on-year, the number of oil rigs in Canada was down by 27.

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