U.S. rig count falls by 15
The number of rigs operating in the United States continued to decline in the week ended October 20, 2017, according to Baker Hughes.

The company reported a total rig count of 913, down 15 from the previous week. All the rigs laid down this week were onshore with those offshore and drilling inland waters remaining unchanged at 20 and one, respectively.

The 15 rigs taken out of service over the course of the week were nearly evenly split with seven of them targeting oil and the remaining eight drilling for gas. ...

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