U.S. RIGS UP 8
According to BAKER HUGHES, U.S. Rig Count is up 8 rigs from last week to 497, with oil rigs up 1 to 407, gas rigs up 7 to 88, and miscellaneous rigs unchanged at 2.
U.S. Rig Count is down 367 rigs from last year's count of 864, with oil rigs down 255, gas rigs down 114, and miscellaneous rigs up 2.
The U.S. Offshore Rig Count is 10, down 7 rigs from last week, and down 23 rigs year over year.
Canadian Rig Count is down 9 rigs from last week to 137, with oil rigs down 7 to 77, and gas rigs down 2 to 60.
Canadian Rig Count is down 50 rigs from last year's count of 187, with oil rigs down 1, and gas rigs down 49.
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GAZPROM - The parties discussed relevant issues related to bilateral cooperation, including the Baltic LNG project. Emphasis was placed on the priority measures aimed at developing a joint design concept (pre-FEED).
BHGE - U.S. Rig Count is up 11 rigs from last week to 1,063, with oil rigs up 8 to 869, gas rigs up 4 to 193, and miscellaneous rigs down 1 to 1. Canada Rig Count is up 13 rigs from last week to 195, with oil rigs up 8 to 127 and gas rigs up 5 to 68.
REUTERS - Brent crude futures had risen $1.02 cents, or 1.3 percent, to $81.28 a barrel by 0637 GMT. The contract dropped 3.4 percent on Thursday following sharp falls in equity markets and indications that supply concerns have been overblown. U.S. West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude futures were up 80 cents, or 1.1 percent, at $71.77 a barrel, after a 3 percent fall in the previous session. WTI is on track for a 3.5 percent drop this week.
EIA - Brent crude oil spot prices averaged $79 per barrel (b) in September, up $6/b from August. EIA expects Brent spot prices will average $74/b in 2018 and $75/b in 2019. EIA expects West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil prices will average about $6/b lower than Brent prices in 2018 and in 2019.