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Number of active U.S. oil rigs up to 800

Staff Writer |
Baker Hughes reported that the number of active U.S. rigs drilling for oil rose by four to 800 this week.

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The oil-rig count had fallen by four last week, marking their first decline in seven weeks.

The total active U.S. rig count, which includes oil and natural-gas rigs, also climbed by six to 990, according to Baker Hughes.

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