The number of oil drilling rigs in the USA decreased
According to data released by Baker Hughes, the number of oil rigs in the USA decreased by 4 to 176 in the week of 1-7 August.
The number of oil rigs, which are considered indicators of the outlook of the US oil industry and short-term crude oil production, decreased by 4 this week.
According to weekly data released by oilfield services company Baker Hughes, the number of oil rigs in the US fell 4 to 176 in the week of August 1-7 compared to the previous week.
With this result, the number of oil drilling rigs in the country has decreased to its lowest level since July 2005, while a total of 588 has decreased in the last year.
The number of oil drilling rigs in the USA increased by 1 for the first time two weeks ago after 18 weeks of decrease, but last week it decreased by 1.
The barrel price of Brent oil, which closed at $ 45.09 on Thursday, closed at $ 44.40 on Friday. The barrel price of West Texas (WTI) type crude oil closed on Friday at $ 41.22. WTI finished on Thursday at $ 41.95.