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U.S. oil drillers cut rigs for seventh consecutive week

Christian Fernsby |
U.S. energy firms reduced the number of oil rigs operating for a seventh week in a row.

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Topics: U.S.    OIL    RIG   

Drillers cut five oil rigs in the week to Dec. 6, bringing the total count down to 663, the lowest since April 2017, Baker Hughes said.

In the same week a year ago, there were 877 active rigs.


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