Energy Recap: Checking In With Readers Once Again

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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 offshore drilling, SandRidge Energy, and Linn Energy, 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. As most of you know, since January of this year, the recap has been exploring the broad topic of renewable (aka alternative) energy and its various subtopics, such as solar, wind, ethanol, etc. Since it's been a few months, we wanted to get your feedback on how this focus has been going and if it's been helpful to you as readers.

Also, we're open to suggestions as to what topics you'd like the recap to cover going forward, whether related to renewable energy or any other energy-focused topic. Please let us know by leaving your thoughts in the comments section below.

Energy Articles of Note

"Is Offshore Drilling Dead, Or Is There A Dead Cat Bounce Coming?" By Victor Dergunov

"SandRidge Energy: The Legacy Of Challenges" By Richard Zeits (Note that a Pro subscription is required to read the full article.)

"Linn Energy Eliminates Its Debt" By Elephant Analytics

Energy Sector Bankruptcies for the Week Ended June 9, 2017

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

- None.

We should note that Paragon Offshore (OTCPK:PGNPQ) said on Thursday, June 8, that it expects to emerge from bankruptcy in early July.

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

U.S. Oil Rig Count

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

Weekly Natural Gas Storage Report and Summary

Natural Gas Rig Count

Oil Production

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