News roundup: Louisiana oil and gas rig count falls by two on the week … Unemployment claims filed in Louisiana down on the week … NRC says Christmas Day 2014 reactor shutdown at River Bend plant ‘of low to moderate safety significance’

    On the losing end: Oilfield services company Baker Hughes Inc. says the number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. this week declined by 16 to 848. The Houston-based firm says in its…

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