The US oil and natural gas rig count rose by three to 382, Enverus said Nov. 19, ahead of the Thanksgiving holiday week when drilling typically slows as upstream budgets wind down toward year-end. Not registered? Receive daily email alerts, subscriber notes & personalize your experience. Register Now The weekly total rig uptick was less than recent previous weeks – the rig count was up 20 for the week ended Nov. 11 and up 11 for the week ended Nov. 4. In both October and the end of September there were multiple double-digit weekly rig additions. “Part of the slowdown could be due to the holiday, but i just think operators are not looking to over-deploy rigs in a low $40/b and $2.75/MMBtu” price environment,” […]