U.S. OIL RIGS DOWN 27
BHI Rig Count: U.S. -27 to 905 rigs
U.S. Rig Count is down 27 rigs from last week to 905, with oil rigs down 24 to 679, gas rigs down 3 to 222, and miscellaneous rigs unchanged at 4.
U.S. Rig Count is down 949 rigs from last year at 1854, with oil rigs down 848, gas rigs down 101, and miscellaneous rigs unchanged at 4.
The U.S. Offshore rig count is 34, unchanged from last week, and down 20 rigs year over year.
BHI Rig Count: Canada unchanged at 79 rigs
Canadian Rig Count is unchanged from last week at 79 rigs, with oil rigs up 1 to 17, and gas rigs down 1 to 62.
Canadian Rig Count is down 84 rigs from last year at 163, with oil rigs down 50, and gas rigs down 34.
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WNN - Under the terms of the assignment and purchase agreement it has signed with Nucleus and Brookfield, Toshiba will sell its rights to assert claims against Westinghouse related to the parent guarantees in the amount of $5.788 billion, and on account of other claims Toshiba holds against Westinghouse in the amount of $2.284 billion to Nucleus, for the sale price of $2.160 billion.
REUTERS - Brent crude futures LCOc1 were at $69.23 a barrel at 0808 GMT, up 8 cents from their last close, but down from a high of $69.37 earlier in the day. Brent on Monday rose to $70.37 a barrel, its highest since December 2014, the start of a three-year oil price slump. U.S. West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude futures CLc1 were at $63.84 a barrel, down from a high of $63.89 earlier, but up 11 cents from their last settlement. WTI hit $64.89 on Tuesday, also the highest since December 2014.