US gas rig count up by two

By Staff reporter 15 August 2016

The number of active gas rigs in the United States increased by two, to 83, for the week ending 12 August, according to oil services provider Baker Hughes.

The number of oil rigs in use increased by 15, to 396 – the largest one-week increase since the week of 18 December and the seventh consecutive weekly rise for oil rigs.

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