Baker Hughes Rig Count: U.S. -25 to 1,050 rigsU.S. Rig Count is down 25 rigs from last week to 1,050 rigs, with oil rigs down 21 to 852 and gas rigs down 4 to 198.U.S. Rig Count is up 114 rigs from last year’s count of 936, with oil rigs up 105 and gas rigs up 9.The U.S. Offshore Rig Count is down 2 rigs to 19 and unchanged at 19 year-over-year.Baker Hughes Rig Count: Canada +25 to 209 rigsCanada Rig Count is up 25 rigs from last week to 209, with oil rigs up 25 to 128 and gas rigs unchanged at 81.Canada Rig Count is down 116 rigs from last year’s count of 325, with oil rigs down 80 and gas rigs down 36. The number of active offshore drilling rigs in the U.S. has fallen to 19 units this past week, Baker Hughes, a GE company, said in a report on Friday.Illustration – Copyright SPMac/Flickr – Shared with permission from the photographer
A 24-year-old Kitty, Georgetown resident was on Friday fined after admitting to a threatening language charge.Terrence Thomas, a bond clerk, appeared before Magistrate Leron Daly at the Georgetown Magistrates’ Courts. The charge detailed that on June 1, 2019, at Lot 137 Lamaha Street, Kitty, Georgetown, he used threatening language towards Keith McKenzie.Thomas admitted to the charge and explained to the court that he committed the act since the victim, an elderly man, proposed a sexual relationship with him.“He told me if I deh with he, he gon do all kind of things to me,” the defendant told the court.The prosecution case revealed that both the defendant and Virtual Complainant reside at the same address but have different dwelling places. It further stated that the duo was on speaking terms but that ended when the defendant’s girlfriend damaged the VC’s property. She was later charged and sentenced to eight months’ imprisonment. This led to bad blood between the duo. Thomas was fined $10,000. Failure to pay the fine will result in him serving two weeks in prison.