Drilling activity up: the U.S. adds ten more rigs this week – more rigs drilling in the Barnett today than a year ago
The rig count in the U.S. continued to climb for a third-straight week this week, according to information released from Baker Hughes Industries (ticker: BHI). Ten more rigs joined the total number of active rigs this week bringing the total to 424, indicating that drilling activity is continuing to rise as oil prices remain in the $45-$50 per barrel range.

Most of the added rigs this week are targeting oil, with nine new oi...

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