984 rigs currently drilling, highest since April 2015
U.S. drilling activity rose slightly once again this week, marking the third-straight week of mild increases in activity, according to Baker Hughes’ Weekly Rig Count.

The total number of rigs operational increased by three to 984, meaning rigs have risen by three for each of the past three weeks. Four land-based rigs came online, while one offshore rig shut down. There are now a total of 967 land, four inland waters and 13 offshore rigs drilling in the U.S.
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