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December 30, 2016
Rigging equipment is pictured in a field outside of Sweetwater, Texas June 4, 2015. REUTERS/Cooper Neill
U.S. oil rig count recovers to end 2016 near year-ago levels
December 30, 2016 - 7:15pm
April 4, 2016
North Dakota's rig count falls to 29
April 4, 2016 - 5:10pm
Stacked rigs are seen along with other idled oil drilling equipment at a depot in Dickinson, North Dakota June 26, 2015. Since November, the Saudi Arabian-led OPEC cartel has held to a policy of unconstrained output, an approach many suspect is designed to flood global markets with more crude, push prices lower and punish rivals, including North Dakota, the second-largest U.S. oil producer. Picture taken June 26, 2015. REUTERS/Andrew Cullen
Port: North Dakota oil rig count under 30
April 4, 2016 - 3:12pm
Stacked rigs are seen along with other idled oil drilling equipment at a depot in Dickinson, North Dakota June 26, 2015. (REUTERS/Andrew Cullen)
Oil drilling rig count at 58 and still falling
January 4, 2016 - 5:28pm
December 23, 2015
U.S. oil drillers cut rigs again as prices inch up
December 23, 2015 - 6:09pm
U.S. oil drillers slow pace of rig cuts
October 23, 2015 - 2:30pm
July 24, 2015
U.S. oil drillers add rigs despite crude price collapse
July 24, 2015 - 1:01pm
July 10, 2015
North Dakota’s May oil production up, rig count still suffering
July 10, 2015 - 11:48pm
June 6, 2015
Rig count to bottom out soon, recover at year-end
June 6, 2015 - 10:26pm
May 22, 2015
North Dakota rig count stays steady, down 1 this week
May 22, 2015 - 4:05pm
May 16, 2015
U.S. rig count down
May 16, 2015 - 11:28pm
April 9, 2015
#TBT: From boom to bust
April 9, 2015 - 5:20pm
April 2, 2015
Nearly 20 rigs are stacked near an industrial park near the Dunn County line just north of Dickinson. North Dakota's rig count dropped by another six rigs this week, according to data gathered by Baker Hughes. (Dustin Monke / The Dickinson Press)
Rig count cull eases, approaches low point
April 2, 2015 - 7:08pm
March 27, 2015
The number of rigs drilling for oil in the U.S. declined by 12 this week, the smallest decline since September, to 813 total. (Dickinson Press file photo)
Rig decline smallest in 3 months
March 27, 2015 - 6:57pm
March 6, 2015
Graphic by Baker Hughes 
A map of western North Dakota and eastern Montana, provided by Baker Hughes, shows where drilling rigs were located as of Friday.
Bakken rig count
March 6, 2015 - 9:49pm