US rig count rises for ninth straight week to six-month high
Published: Monday, 16 November 2020
The number of active drilling rigs in the United States has risen for a ninth week in a row, with activity slowly resuming in the country’s oil and gas sector.
Oilfield services company Baker Hughes reported the number
of active US rigs at 312 on Friday November 13, an increase of
12 week-on-week. The number of active drilling rigs in the US
is now at its highest level since May 2020.