Permian drops one
The total number of rigs operating in the U.S. grew by 12 this week, according to the Baker Hughes weekly rig count.

There are currently 952 rigs currently operating in the U.S., 931 of which are land-based and the remaining 21 offshore. The onshore rig count was responsible for the addition of all 12 new rigs.

Four of the new rigs went to Alaska, doubling the count from four to eight. Two rigs were added in Louisiana, one in Montana, and one in Nebraska. Oklahoma added four rigs, bringing its total count to 136. Drilli...

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