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Baker Hughes reports a rise in the U.S. oil-rig count for a sixth week in a row

Baker Hughes BHGE, -1.16% on Friday reported that the selection of active U.S. rigs drilling for oil rose by 10 to 844 this week. The oil-rig count had logged features in each of the ultimate 5 weeks. The general active U.S. rig count, which contains oil and natural-gas rigs, climbed by 13 to at least one,045, in step with Baker Hughes. June West Texas Intermediate crude CLM8, -1.19% used to be down 37 cents, or 0.five%, from Thursday, to $70.99 a barrel, down from $71.07 sooner than the rig data.

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