According to the weekly data released by the oil field services company Baker Hughes, the number of oil drilling rigs in the country decreased by 3 to 588 in the week of April 29-May 5 compared to the previous week.
The number of oil rigs in the US has increased by 31 in the last year.
The barrel price of Brent oil, which closed on Thursday at $ 72.50, closed at $ 75.37 on Friday.
The barrel price of West Texas (WTI) crude oil closed at $71.32 on Friday. A barrel of WTI crude oil closed at $68.75 a barrel on Thursday.