News roundup: La. oil and natural gas rig count drops by seven to 93 … La. germ release likely due to lax use of lab garments, feds say … Jindal orders flags at half-staff for a week in honor of helicopter crash victims

    On the way down: Oilfield services company Baker Hughes Inc. says the number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in Louisiana and off its coast fell by seven this week to 93. The U.S. rig count …

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