Second straight in weekly rise in U.S. oil-rig count
The oil-rig count had increased by 11 last week. The total active U.S. rig count, which includes oil and natural-gas rigs, rose by 5 to 1,008, according to Baker Hughes.
May West Texas Intermediate crude CLK8, +0.58% was up 34 cents, or 0.5%, from Thursday, to $67.41 a barrel, little changed from before the rig data. ■