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U.S. drillers add rigs for first time since March

Christian Fernsby |
The U.S. oil and natural rig count increased this week for the first time since March.

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The oil and gas rig count rose 10 from a record low to 254 in the week to Aug. 21 Baker Hughes said.

U.S. oil rigs rose 11 to 183 this week, their biggest rise since the week to Jan. 17. Gas rigs fell by one to 69, just one short of its record low.

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