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U.S. oil-rig count rises for 22nd straight week

Staff Writer |
he US oil-rig count rose by six to 747, according to oilfield-services company Baker Hughes.

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The oil-rig count has risen for 22 straight weeks, extending a record-long streak of increases, and the count is at its highest since the week of April 10, 2015.

The gas-rig count increased by one to 186, and miscellaneous rigs dropped by one to zero, making the total rig count 933.


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