U.S. Rig Count Slips

The number of total active drilling rigs in the United States fell by 3 this week, according to new data from Baker Hughes published on Friday. The total rig count slid to 750 this week—275 rigs higher than the rig count this time in 2021. Oil rigs in the United …

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Oil Rallies with Market Cautious over Tight Supply

Oil prices rose 1% on Tuesday, clawing back more of last week’s losses as investors focused on tight supplies of crude and fuel products rather than concerns about a recession dampening demand. Brent crude futures rose $1.08, or about 1%, to $115.21 a barrel at 4am GMT, adding to a …

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US Oil Reserves Running Low

Washington has been actively selling from its Strategic Petroleum Reserve (SPR) over the past year to keep energy prices from rising even higher, Bloomberg reported on Friday, noting that the government can’t keep tapping the reserves forever. According to the report, over the past year almost 115 million barrels were …

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