Energy Recap: Rig Count Reverses Course

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Every Friday, Seeking Alpha provides a roundup of insightful opinion and analysis articles in the energy sector.

In this edition, we highlight articles on Venezuelan oil production, and what's happening in the Bakken, as well as ask for your take on the energy sector.

If you'd like to contribute to the energy conversation on Seeking Alpha, you can leave a comment below or submit your own article.

Welcome to the latest edition of the Energy Recap. The big news this week was, of course, the Brexit vote. For a great overview of the impact on the markets and a roundup of excellent Brexit analysis from Seeking Alpha contributors, check out this article by our Managing Editor Mike Taylor.

Energy Articles of Note

"Bakken Update: Eagle Ford Hedges Could Provide Short-Term Resistance To Oil Prices Around $50/bbl" By Michael Filloon

"The Clock Is Ticking On Venezuelan Oil Production" By Jesse Moore

"Crude Oil: Is $51.67 The Top?" By Andrew Hecht

Energy Sector Bankruptcies for the Week Ended June 24, 2016

Here's a list of the most recent bankruptcy announcements in the energy sector:

- None this week.

However, note that last Friday (after the weekly recap was published), Maxus Energy - a unit of YPF Sociedad Anonima (NYSE:YPF) - filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection.

Feel free to add any that we might have missed in the comments section below.

U.S. Oil Rig Count as of June 24, 2016

As per Baker Hughes, the number of active U.S. oil drilling rigs fell after three weeks of additions.

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Readers, now it's your turn to discuss what's been happening in this sector. Please share your thoughts in the comments below.

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