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US Oil Rigs Down, Gas Rigs Up in Past Week

U.S. oil rigs fell three to 524 this week, while gas rigs rose two to 137—their highest since October 2019, Baker Hughes said.

March 18, 2022

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US Drillers Add 8 Oil Rigs, 5 Gas Rigs in Past Week

In its latest report, Baker Hughes said the total count of oil and natural gas rigs in the U.S. is up 261 rigs, or 65%, over this time last year.

March 11, 2022

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US Oil Rig Count Falls Even as Prices Rally to Decade-highs

U.S. oil rigs fell three to 519 in the week to March 4, their first weekly decline since January, energy services firm Baker Hughes Co. reported.

March 4, 2022

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US Drillers Add Oil, Gas Rigs for Record 19th Month

U.S. energy firms this week added oil and natural gas rigs for an eighth week in a row, which Baker Hughes said puts the total rig count up 248 rigs, or 62%, over this time last year.

February 25, 2022

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US Drillers Add Oil, Gas Rigs for Seventh Week

The oil and gas rig count rose 10 to 645 in the week to Feb. 18, its highest since April 2020, energy services firm Baker Hughes Co. reported.

February 18, 2022

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US Drillers Add Most Oil Rigs in a Week Since February 2018

U.S. oil rigs rose by 22 to total 635 this week, its biggest hike since February 2018.

February 11, 2022

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US Drillers Add Rigs for Fifth Consecutive Week as Oil Prices Extend Rally

Even though the rig count has climbed for a record 18 months in a row, the weekly increases have mostly been in single digits and oil production is still far from pre-pandemic record levels.

February 4, 2022

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US Drillers Add Oil, Gas Rigs for Record 18th Month

Even though the rig count has climbed for a record 18 months in a row, analysts noted oil and gas production in the U.S. slipped in 2021.

January 28, 2022

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US Drillers Cut Oil Rigs for First Time in 13 Weeks

U.S. oil rigs fell by one to 491 this week, while gas rigs rose four to 113, their highest since January 2020, according to the closely followed Baker Hughes report.

January 21, 2022

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US Drillers Add Most Oil and Gas Rigs in a Week Since April, Report Shows

U.S. oil rigs rose 11 to 492 this week, their highest since April 2020, while gas rigs rose two to 109, their highest since March 2020.

January 14, 2022