Oil, gas-targeting rigs both unchanged for fourth time in 31 years
Drilling activity held flat this week, the first unchanged week since February, according to the latest edition of Baker Hughes’ Weekly Rig Count.

One land-based rig shut down this week, while one offshore rig began drilling. This means there are 1,034 land, two inland waters and 21 offshore rigs active in the U.S., for a national total of 1,057.

Unusually, the number of rigs targeting oil, gas and miscellaneous targets were all constant this week, with no change in acti...

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