North Dakota’s Rig Count Drops as Consolidation Sweeps Oil Patch

 Operators in North Dakota’s Bakken oilfield reduced their rig count to 36 in April, down from 40 in March, marking the lowest number this year as a wave of consolidation has swept through the oil patch, state regulators said on Friday. “Their drilling budgets are disrupted especially if both are active in the Bakken. They … Read more