Permian Basin, U.S. rig counts continue to rise

first_imgHome Local News Business Permian Basin, U.S. rig counts continue to rise A couch sits on the side of Fortune 500 Avenue after having been illegally dumped on Fortune 500 Avenue near W. 3rd st. in West Odessa. Octopus Energy U.S. to Discount Customers’ Bills by as Much as 90% The rig count in the Permian Basin increased by five in the week ending Friday, the latest count by Baker Hughes shows, with 463 rigs active in the region.Nationally, the oil and gas rig count increased by 13 to a total of 1,045 rigs. A year ago, 885 rigs were active. The count shows that 844 rigs sought oil, an increase of 10 from the previous week, and 199 explored for natural gas, an increase of three from the previous week. The U.S. rig count peaked at 4,530 in 1981. It bottomed out in May of 2016 at 404.The regional benchmark Plains-West Texas Intermediate Posting ended Friday at $67.25 per barrel, up $1 from last Friday’s close. National benchmark West Texas Intermediate crude ended at $70.70 per barrel, up 98 cents from the previous week.ON THE NET: Baker Hughes rig count. Pinterest Twitter Pinterest Snap Inc. to Participate in the Morgan Stanley Technology, Media & Telecom Conference 2021 Texas Fried ChickenSummer Spaghetti SaladSmoked Bacon Wrapped French Vidalia OnionPowered By 10 Sec Mama’s Deviled Eggs NextStay By admin – May 11, 2018 center_img Rattler Midstream: 4Q Earnings Snapshot Local NewsBusiness Permian Basin, U.S. rig counts continue to rise WhatsApp Twitter Facebook Facebook Previous articleOPD seeks assistance after reported Walmart robberyNext articleVial of dangerous chemical still missing admin RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR WhatsApplast_img read more

Tips for making (and sticking to) your holiday budget

first_imgIt’s officially the holiday season! For those of you that are like me and love the colder weather, pumpkin-spiced and peppermint flavored treats, and twinkly lights adorning every store front, this the happiest time of the year! That said, it can be really easy to get carried away with the holiday season and the barrage of Black Friday ads and completely blow your budget. The last thing that you want to do is start the new year with a tiny mountain of credit card debt leftover from your holiday shopping binge. Here are my three tried and true tips to help you make and most importantly, stick to your holiday budget.1. Make a List and Check it TwiceSanta Clause is not the only one who should be making a shopping list! Before you jump in your car to hit the isles or log on to Amazon to add gifts to your virtual cart, make a list of everyone who you would like to buy gifts for. Consider your family members, friends, colleagues, and any charity drives that you are interested in participating in. Having a complete idea of how many gifts you need to purchase will help you set a realistic budget for each individual gift you must buy, as well as an overall budget. It also helps to have an idea of what you’d like to purchase for each person. While you may not know exactly what the perfect gift for each individual on your list is, having a general idea will help you budget and narrow your search when you begin shopping. continue reading » 54SHARESShareShareSharePrintMailGooglePinterestDiggRedditStumbleuponDeliciousBufferTumblrlast_img read more