The U.S. rig count adds five this week, three of which are targeting natural gas
The number of rigs in the United States grew in the week ended September 16, 2016, according to information from Baker Hughes Industries (ticker: BHI). The total rig count now stands at 511, down 327 from the same time last year.

The gains came primarily from rigs targeting natural gas this week, a change of pace as most producers seek oil. The number of rigs rose by three, reaching 92 in total last week. The natural gas rig count remains at less than half of i...


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