Oil and gas drilling rebounds
Published: Thursday, 08 April 2010
Monthly rig count jumps 24% signalling higher demand for oilfield minerals
Global oil and gas exploration has been steadily increasing
against 2009 levels, rising 24% in March 2010 to drive stronger
demand for oilfield minerals.
The number of rotary rigs operating worldwide in March 2010
was recorded at 2,879, up from 2,313 in the...