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U.S. drillers add oil and gas rigs for second week in three

Christian Fernsby ▼ | September 4, 2020
U.S. energy firms this week added oil and natural gas rigs for the second time in the past three weeks.
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The oil and gas rig count rose two to 256 in the week to Sep. 4, Baker Hughes said.

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That was 642 rigs, or 71.5%, below this time last year.

That total rig count fell to a record low of 244 rigs during the week ended Aug. 14.

U.S. oil rigs rose one to 181 this week, while gas rigs remained unchanged at 72, according to Baker Hughes data.