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Rig count tumbles again

The total rig count, which when including natural gas rig fell by 30, now stands at 541. ...

IHS scoops up OPIS for $650 million

The acquisition will give IHS access to real-time pricing data, which chairman and CEO Jerre Stead said in a release would give the company "visibility across the entire petroleum value chain, from wellhead to consumer.” ...