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U.S. oil rig count ticks down to 862

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Staff Writer | June 22, 2018
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Oil exploration   The natural gas rig count fell by six to 188

In the week ending June 22, 2018, the number of land rigs drilling for oil in the United States totaled 862, one less than in the previous week and up by 104 compared with a total of 758 a year ago, Baker Hughes said.

Including 188 other land rigs drilling for natural gas and two listed as miscellaneous, there are a total of 1,052 working rigs in the country, down by seven for the week but 111 more year over year.

The natural gas rig count fell by six to 188 this week. The count for natural gas rigs is now five more year over year.


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