U.S. oil rig count rises for 9th straight weekStaff Writer | March 17, 2017
The US oil-rig count rose this week by 14 to a total of 631, oilfield-services company Baker Hughes said.
Oil exploration The gas-rig count rose by six to 157
Last week, the oil-rig count rose by eight and the gas rig count increased by five. One miscellaneous rig was taken offline. ■