Small activity shifts, overall count down one
Drilling activity decreased slightly this week, with only minor changes in most categories, according to Baker Hughes Weekly Rig Count.

The total number of rigs active in the U.S. dropped by one, falling to 946. Land and inland waters counts were unchanged, while one offshore rig came offline. There are now 929 land rigs, one inland waters and 16 offshore rigs operational in the U.S.

The only major change in the categories tracked by Baker came in targets, as six oil-targeting rigs began oper...

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