August 7, 2016 archive

Continental’s Harold Hamm Pegged as Trump Key Advisor

Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump identified Oklahoma City’s Continental Resources Inc. CEO Harold Hamm as a core member of his economic policy advisors on Friday. Trump’s hand-picked team of economic advisors are well-known industry executives in the financial, banking, real estate, manufacturing and energy sectors. In addition to Hamm, Trump’s 13-member advisory team includes: Dan …

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Baker Hughes Report Shows Slight Regional Increases in Rig Count

Baker Hughes’ rig count report showed oil and gas rigs operating in the U.S. hit 464 this week, an increase of one rig over last week. U.S. oil rigs were up by 7 to 381 while U.S. natural gas rigs were down by 5 to 81 and miscellaneous rigs were down by 1 to 2. …

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