The total count of active U.S. drilling rigs fell by 1 to 987 after dropping by 2 a week ago, according to the latest weekly survey from Baker Hughes.
The number of oil rigs fell by 3 to 802 but total gas rigs gained 2 to 185.
The oil rig count is now 9.7% below its recent peak in November 2018.
WTI crude oil -0.1% to $62.77/bbl, little changed by the data.
Now read: OIL: The Bullish Picture Brightens »
Subscribe for full text news in your inbox