May 28, 2016 archive

Baker Hughes Rig Count: Oklahoma Adds Two Rigs Last Week

The U.S. rig count remained unchanged at 404, according to the Baker Hughes weekly rig count released on Friday. Leading the pack with the largest gain in North America, Oklahoma added two rigs last week, bringing the cumulative number of active rigs to 59. A year ago, Oklahoma had 106 rigs. Louisiana gained one rig …

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Oil Futures Slip on Friday, Remain Above $49 a Barrel

Oil futures closed out Friday on a lower note but continued to show a third-straight weekly gain, according to Bloomberg MarketWatch. July West Texas Intermediate crude slipped 15 cents, or 0.3%, to settle at $49.33 a barrel on Friday’s New York Mercantile Exchange. For the week, prices finished up roughly 1.9% based on the most …

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