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U.S. drillers add oil rigs for first week in eight

Christian Fernsby |
U.S. energy firms this week increased the number of oil rigs operating for the first time in eight weeks.

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Topics: OIL    DRILLERS    RIGS   

Companies added two oil rigs in the week to October 11, bringing the total count to 712, General Electric’s Baker Hughes said.

In the same week a year ago, there were 869 active rigs.

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