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U.S. rig count up eight this week to 1,762

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HOUSTON (AP) — Oilfield services company Baker Hughes Inc. says the number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. rose by eight this week to 1,762.

The Houston-based company said in its weekly report Friday that 1,385 rigs were exploring for oil and 370 for gas. Seven were listed as miscellaneous. A year ago there were 1,809 rigs.

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