Four GOM rigs come online
Drilling activity continued to rise this week, after surpassing a major milestone last week, according to the latest edition of Baker Hughes Rig Count.

Five rigs began operations this week, bringing the total number of operational rigs to 1,008. Unusually, while both onshore and offshore activity grew, this week offshore rigs saw a larger increase than onshore. Four offshore rigs came online, while only one land-based rig began operations.

Both land and offshore rigs grew, but offshore growth outnumbering that o...

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