U.S. RIG COUNT UP 1
U.S. Rig Count is up 1 rig from last week to 464, with oil rigs up 7 to 381, gas rigs down 5 to 81, and miscellaneous rigs down 1 to 2.
U.S. Rig Count is down 420 rigs from last year's count of 884, with oil rigs down 289, gas rigs down 132, and miscellaneous rigs up 1.
The U.S. Offshore Rig Count is 17, down 2 from last week, and down 21 rigs year over year.
Canadian Rig Count is up 3 rigs from last week to 122, with oil rigs unchanged at 60, gas rigs up 2 to 60, and miscellaneous rigs up 1 to 2.
Canadian Rig Count is down 86 rigs from last year's count of 208, with oil rigs down 40, gas rigs down 48, and miscellaneous rigs up 2.
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|Gulf Of Mexico||17||-2||19||-20||37|
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PENNENERGY - The Trump administration accused Russia on Thursday of a concerted, ongoing operation to hack and spy on the U.S. energy grid and other critical infrastructure, and separately imposed sanctions on Russian officials for alleged high-tech interference in the 2016 American presidential election.
IAEA - IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano commended efforts by Pakistan to increase nuclear safety and security as the country works to triple its nuclear power capacity. Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi commended the IAEA for the support provided to Pakistan in the use of peaceful nuclear applications. Pakistan “was ready to further strengthen its partnership with the IAEA and contribute towards the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals worldwide,” the Prime Minister said.
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