August 6, 2017 archive

Kansas Rocked by Four Earthquakes Since Friday

As state regulators continue their investigation into a recent spate of tremors in central Oklahoma, our neighbors to the north are reeling from a series of earthquakes over the weekend. Four small earthquakes occurred late Friday night and early Saturday morning, according to a report by The Wichita Eagle. The first quake registered 3.0 and …

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Rig Count: U.S. Loses Four and Oklahoma Drops by Two

The latest weekly oil and gas rig count revealed declines in the nation and Oklahoma, according to Houston-based Baker Hughes Company. The nation’s rig count dropped by four to reach 954, down from a year ago when it had 464 working rigs. Oklahoma’s count fell by two in the past week to reach 132 compared …

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WTI and Brent Crude Finish the Week with a Jump on Friday

Oil futures finished higher on Friday despite booking a weekly loss, as investors focused on a decline in active rigs, according to Bloomberg MarketWatch. On the New York Mercantile Exchange, September West Texas Intermediate gained 55 cents, or 1.1%, to settle at $49.58 a barrel. For the week, WTI slipped by 0.3%. October Brent crude, …

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