Energy Recap: U.S. Rig Count Rises Anew

| About: Chevron Corporation (CVX)


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

In this edition, we highlight articles on Gulfport Energy and what's happening in the Bakken, as well as ask for your take on the latest news in the energy sector.

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Welcome to the latest edition of the Energy Recap. This week, we saw reports of renewed attacks on several oil pipelines in Nigeria, affecting Chevron (NYSE:CVX) and Eni (NYSE:E). You can read the latest news here.

Energy Articles of Note

"Bakken Update: Rigs Are Moving To The STACK/SCOOP For Very Good Economic Reasons" By Michael Filloon

"A Failed E&P Winding Down: Time To Buy?" By Bram de Haas

"Gulfport Energy - A Star Utica Independent" By Laura Starks

Energy Sector Bankruptcies for the Week Ended July 8, 2016

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

- None this week.

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

U.S. Oil Rig Count as of July 8, 2016

As per Baker Hughes, the number of active U.S. oil drilling rigs saw its fifth gain in six weeks.

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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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