Weekly US oil, gas rig count up by 13 to 1,971
The number of rigs actively exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. is down by 13 this week to 1,971. Houston-based oilfield services company Baker Hughes Inc. reported Friday that 1,405 rigs were exploring for oil and 562 were looking for gas. Four were listed as miscellaneous. A year ago this week, Baker Hughes reported 1,860 rigs.Word count: 131
The full article is available to newspaper subscribers. If you are a subscriber please log in to continue reading.