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  1. US weekly rig count down 5 to 1,966

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    Fri, 22 Jun 2012

    The US rig count slipped by 5 during the week ending June 22 as a drop in the number of rigs drilling for gas outpaced an increase in those drilling for oil. Baker Hughes reported the US total at 1,966 rigs for the week, compared with

  2. North American drilling activity up again

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    Fri, 19 Jan 2001

    working in Canada. There was one more rig than last week drilling for gas in the US and Canada, for a total of 887. A year ago, there were 637 rigs drilling for gas . There were 240 rigs drilling for oil this week

  3. Texas Petro Index sets record for 7th straight month

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    Thu, 24 Jul 2014

    occurred since the turn of the millennium, during 2003-08, was principally driven by natural gas, with 80% of rigs drilling for gas at the time. Despite the rapid decrease in rigs targeting gas, production has modestly risen because it is being

  4. US drilling rig count up another 6 units to 1,782

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    Fri, 2 Aug 2013

    for oil lost 13 units to reach 1,388, while those drilling for gas gained 19 units to reach 388 rigs working. Compared ..... drilling for oil (up by 5 units from a week ago) and 118 drilling for gas (up by 7 from a week ago). Major states, basins

  5. US drilling rig count dips 4 units to 1,778

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    Fri, 9 Aug 2013

    for oil lost 3 units to reach 1,385, while those drilling for gas slipped 2 units to 388 rigs working. Compared with ..... drilling for oil, up 7 units from a week ago, and 128 drilling for gas , up 10 units from last week. Major states, basins

  6. Baker Hughes: US drilling rig count drops to 1,743

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    Fri, 11 Oct 2013

    rigs drilling in inland waters, unchanged from last week. Rigs targeting oil decreased by 5 units to 1,367. Rigs drilling for gas fell 9 units to 369. One more rig considered unclassified was activated from a week ago, bringing that total to

  7. Barclays: Saudi Arabia refocusing Aramco's strategy

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    Mon, 16 Sep 2013

    rise in the near future and improve shale activity in the region," West says. Aramco now operates 142 rigs—51 drilling for gas and 91 for oil—and plans to add 37 rigs by yearend, mostly for natural gas, according to the analyst. West says

  8. Baker Hughes: US drilling rig count climbs to 1,756

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    Fri, 4 Oct 2013

    361 rigs working. Twenty-three of those lost were targeting oil, bringing the total of those rigs to 209. Rigs drilling for gas in Canada, meanwhile, were down 6 units to 152. Canada has 11 fewer rigs working compared with this week a year

  9. US land, oil drilling dips to 1,757 units in latest rig count report

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    Fri, 27 Dec 2013

    of 61 and 20, were unchanged from a week ago. Rigs targeting oil declined 13 units to reach 1,382. Those rigs drilling for gas reached 374 units, up 2 rigs. Rigs considered unclassified were unchanged at 1 unit. Horizontal drilling rigs climbed

  10. US drilling rig count up 5 units to 1,769

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    Fri, 10 May 2013

    targeted rigs climbed by 9 units to 1,412, while those drilling for gas decreased by 4 to 350. Seven rigs were considered ..... for oil (down 1 unit from a week ago) and 53 units drilling for gas (down 2 units from last week). The total was down

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