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Sixteen rigs came online overall, with eight oil rigs added in U.S. resource basins and eight natural gas rigs added.
The deals with top U.S. companies such as oilfield services firms Schlumberger, Halliburton, Baker Hughes, and Weatherford are part of the Saudi Aramco's push to develop local manufacturing.
Global oil prices surged in overnight trading after oil ministers from Saudi Arabia and Russia said they would agree to extend OPEC's current production cuts for a further nine months.