9/18, 7:01 PM (Source: TeleTrader)
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US oil rig count down by 1 to 179 - Baker Hughes

The number of oil rigs in the United States decreased by 1 to 179 in the week ending September 18 compared to the previous week, according to the Baker Hughes weekly rig count released on Friday.

Meanwhile, the number of US gas rigs was rose by 2 to 73 during the same week to bring the total number of rigs in the country to 255 with 3 miscellaneous rigs. Compared to the same period a year earlier, the number of oil rigs is down by 613.

In Canada, the number of rigs increased by 12 to 64. The number of oil rigs rose by 11 to 30, while the number of gas rigs increased by 1 to 34. The number of oil rigs in Canada declined by 55 compared to the same time a year ago.

Breaking the News / JC