Baker Hughes: U.S. Gas Rig Count Down 11 to 413
Jerry A. DiColo
NEW YORK--The number of natural-gas drilling rigs working in the U.S. dropped by 11 this week to 413, according to data released Friday by oil-services company Baker Hughes Inc. (BHI).
The figure is 464 lower than the year-ago level of 877.
The oil rig count rose by 16 to 1,389. The level a year ago was 1,133 oil rigs.