U.S. RIGS DOWN 34
U.S. Rig Count is down 34 rigs from last week to 664, with oil rigs down 20 to 516, and gas rigs down 14 to 148.
U.S. Rig Count is down 1,086 rigs from last year at 1,750, with oil rigs down 905, and gas rigs down 181.
The U.S. Offshore rig count is 27, up 2 from last week, and down 27 rigs year over year.
Canadian Rig Count is up 83 rigs from last week to 166, with oil rigs up 59 to 71, and gas rigs up 24 to 95.
Canadian Rig Count is down 200 rigs from last year at 366, with oil rigs down 110, and gas rigs down 90 .
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|Gulf Of Mexico||27||2||25||-26||53|
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BLOOMBERG - While Europe as a whole gets more than a third of its gas from Russia, that share is lower in the U.K., which receives the bulk of its fuel from North Sea fields and Norway. Still, Moscow-based Gazprom PJSC was the second-biggest supplier to major industrial consumers in the U.K. last year, according to Britain’s energy regulator Ofgem.
FT - of the six LNG tankers that have made deliveries into the UK so far in 2018 three have carried cargoes originally from Russia, leading to questions about whether Moscow was gaining a foothold in the UK gas market after starting up the Yamal LNG facility in Siberia late last year.
REUTERS - So far this year, two Yamal cargoes unloaded at British terminals for domestic consumption, accounting for about a third of Britain’s 2018 LNG imports after typical supplier Qatar pre-sold the bulk of its winter output to Asia last year.
REUTERS - U.S. West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude futures CLc1 were at $60.77 a barrel at 0753 GMT, up 6 cents, or 0.1 percent, from their previous settlement. Brent crude futures LCOc1 were at $64.62 per barrel, down just 2 cents from their last close.