US rig count increases by 7 to 1,661
The number of rigs actively exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. increased by 7 the week ending Sept. 17 to 1,661.
Houston-based Baker Hughes Inc. said 982 rigs were exploring for natural gas and 670 for oil. Nine were listed as miscellaneous. A year ago this week, the rig count stood at 1....
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