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Oil rig count breaks three-week losing streak


U.S. drillers added a single oil rig this week, ending a three consecutive weeks of declines in the oil rig count.

The number of rigs seeking oil rose to 737 from 736 last week, the Houston oilfield services company Baker Hughes reported. That's still about 30 fewer than the recent peak in August, when 768 oil rigs were operating in the United States.

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