U.S. RIGS UP 21
U.S. Rig Count is up 21 rigs from last week to 789, with oil rigs up 14 to 631, gas rigs up 6 to 157, and miscellaneous rigs up 1 to 1.
U.S. Rig Count is up 313 rigs from last year's count of 476, with oil rigs up 244, gas rigs up 68, and miscellaneous rigs up 1.
The U.S. Offshore Rig Count is down 1 rig from last week to 19 and down 8 rigs year over year.
Canadian Rig Count is down 39 rigs from last week to 276, with oil rigs down 31 to 149, gas rigs down 10 to 125, and miscellaneous rigs up 2 to 2.
Canadian Rig Count is up 207 rigs from last year's count of 69, with oil rigs up 137, gas rigs up 68, and miscellaneous rigs up 2.
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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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