The number of natural gas drilling rigs working in the U.S. may have topped out for now, falling...

|By:, SA News Editor

The number of natural gas drilling rigs working in the U.S. may have topped out for now, falling by 13 in the latest week to 366, while oil rigs rose by 10, according to Baker Hughes' weekly rig count. Conoco (COP), for one, has no plans to start redirecting any capital toward gas assets until it’s "significantly north of current prices,” an exec said in yesterday's conference call.