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Shale Drillers Add Oil Rigs for Longest Streak in a Year

  • Permian Basin oil rigs rise by 5, Eagle Ford adds 4 rigs
  • U.S. oil producers bring back rigs for sixth consecutive week

U.S. oil drillers added rigs for the sixth-straight week, marking the longest period of expansion in a year as the shale patch revives from the worst downturn in a generation.

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