on Friday reported that the variety of energetic U.S. rigs drilling for oil was up by 11 to 492 this week. That adopted an increase of only one oil rig the week earlier than, and marked the most important weekly climb since October, Baker Hughes information present. The entire energetic U.S. rig rely, which incorporates these drilling for pure fuel, climbed by 13 to 601, based on Baker Hughes. Oil costs continued to commerce greater in Friday dealings, discovering assist as worsening tensions between Russia and Ukraine raised considerations over a possible disruption to international crude provides. February West Texas Intermediate crude
was up $1.78, or 2.2%, at $83.90 a barrel on the New York Mercantile Change.