Energy Recap: Rig Count Increases For The 4th Straight Week

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Summary

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

In this edition, we highlight articles on Kinder Morgan and Ormat Technologies, as well as ask for your take on what's happening in 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. This week, we saw crude hit a two-month low. Now, on to the articles...

Energy Articles of Note

"Kinder Morgan (NYSE:KMI): After Latest Results, Are The Stock And Bonds A Buy Or Sell?" By Downtown Investment Advisory

"Bakken Update: Economics Improve As Costs Decrease And Enhanced Completions Improve Production" By Michael Filloon

"Ormat Technologies (NYSE:ORA): Higher Efficiencies In Geothermal Businesses Are Heating Up The Stock" By Michael Fitzsimmons (Please note that a Pro subscription is required to read the full article).

Energy Sector Bankruptcies for the Week Ended July 22, 2016

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

- C&J Energy Services (NYSE:CJES)

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

U.S. Oil Rig Count as of July 22, 2016

As per Baker Hughes, the number of active U.S. oil drilling rigs rose once again this week.

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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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