U.S. RIGS DOWN 8 TO 928
BAKER HUGHES A GE - U.S. Rig Count is down 8 rigs from last week to 928, with oil rigs down 5 to 743, gas rigs down 2 to 185, and miscellaneous rigs down 1 to 0.
U.S. Rig Count is up 389 rigs from last year's count of 539, with oil rigs up 311, gas rigs up 80, and miscellaneous rigs down 2 to 2.
The U.S. Offshore Rig Count is down 2 rigs from last week at 20 and down 3 rigs year-over-year.
Canada Rig Count is up 3 rigs from last week to 212, with oil rigs unchaged at 112 and gas rigs up 3 to 100.
Canada Rig Count is up 47 rigs from last year's count of 165, with oil rigs up 22 and gas rigs up 25.
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Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) and Chevron Nigeria Limited (CNL) have executed the second and final phase of an Alternative Financing Agreement that would increase crude oil production in the country by about 39,000 barrels per day.
OGJ - Maersk Drilling and Aker BP announced a drilling rig alliance based on a tripartite collaboration model that also includes service provider Halliburton Co.
REUTERS - Brent crude futures LCOc1, the international benchmark for oil prices, were at $62.56 per barrel at 0439 GMT, down 16 cents, or 0.3 percent, from their last close. U.S. West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude futures were at $56.59 a barrel, up 4 cents, or 0.1 percent, from their last settlement.
Rosneft as a member of Sakhalin-1 Consortium successfully completed drilling of the world's longest well from Orlan platform at Chaivo field in the Sea of Okhotsk. The length of the well with horizontal completion is 15000 m which currently is a world record. This is a supercomplex well with DDI (Directional drilling index) of 8.0 and 14,129 m stepout.