Total rig count down by one
U.S. drilling activity decreased slightly this week, according to the latest edition of Baker Hughes Rig Count.

One rig came offline in the week, bringing the total number of rigs active in the country down to 930. This rig was an offshore platform, meaning there are now 19 offshore rigs, 909 land rigs and two inland waters rigs active in the country.

Activity shifted to gas targets this week, as three gas rigs began drilling while four oil rigs shut down. Oil targets still dominate, though, making up 80.3% of...

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