Drilling:

U.S. Rig Count Up 21, 9th Straight Weekly Increase

The number of oil and gas rigs in U.S. fields rose for the ninth straight week as oil companies continue to show optimism in the industry. This week’s U.S. count jumped by 21, a boom…

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U.S. Rig Count Rises as Permian, Eagle Ford Show Strength

The number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. increased by three this week to 754. A year ago, 502 rigs were active. Houston oilfield services company Baker Hughes Inc. said…

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Permian Home to Over Half of U.S. Oil Rigs

Activity is humming in the Permian Basin. All 303 of the Permian’s rigs were searching for oil this week, according to Baker Hughes. The rig count rose two this week. Reeves County led the way…

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U.S. Drilling Rig Count Rises Again

The number of oil and gas rigs in U.S. fields rose again this week, up 12 or about 170 over the past three months. This week’s count marks the fourth increase in a row, and…

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U.S. Drilling Activity Increased in January

The number of rigs actively exploring for or producing oil or gas in the United States was up 4.4 percent year-on-year in January, Baker Hughes reported. Baker Hughes published its report for January rig counts….

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Drilling Basics

Your land has been leased and now the oil and gas company will drill a well. In some respects drilling hasn’t changed much over the years, but technology continues to advance, making things such as…

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