9/11, 7:02 PM (Source: TeleTrader)
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US oil rig count down by 1 to 180 - Baker Hughes

The number of oil rigs in the United States decreased by 1 to 180 in the week ending September 11 compared to the previous week, according to the Baker Hughes weekly rig count released on Friday.

Meanwhile, the number of US gas rigs decreased by 1 to 71 during the same week to bring the total number of rigs in the country to 254, including three miscellaneous rigs. Compared to the same period a year earlier, the number of oil rigs is down by 553.

In Canada, the number of rigs stayed at 52. The number of oil rigs stood unchanged and counting 19, while the number of gas rigs was unaffected at 33. The number of oil rigs in Canada declined by 74 compared to the same time a year ago.

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