Rig Count

Rig Count August 12, 2016

This week’s oil rig count jumped 15 and natural gas 2, contributing to the largest jump in the American natural gas and oil rig count this year, all the way up to 481. Texas gained the most with 13 extra rigs bringing its total to 230 and Oklahoma was unchanged with 61 rigs active. West Texas Intermediate crude climbed $1, or 2.3 percent, Friday to close at $44.49 a barrel.

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