10/23, 7:02 PM (Source: TeleTrader)
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US adds 6 oil rigs - Baker Hughes

The number of oil rigs in the United States increased by 6 to 211 in the week ending October 23, according to the Baker Hughes weekly rig count released on Friday.

Meanwhile, the number of US gas rigs fell by 1 to 73 during the same week to bring the total number of rigs in the country to 287 with 3 miscellaneous rigs. Compared to the same period a year earlier, the number of oil rigs is down by 485.

In Canada, the number of rigs climbed by 3 with 2 oil rigs and 1 gas rig added. The number of oil rigs in Canada declined by 60 compared to the same time a year ago.

Breaking the News / NP