Chapter Total: the American company has closed 2/3 of all drilling rigs in the U.S.


LONDON, 11 February. American companies have closed 2/3 of all oil rigs in the United States. This was said at the forum of International Petroleum weekand the head of Total Patrick Pouyanne.

“From March 2015 we are seeing a decline in shale oil production in the U.S., it is reduced on 500 thousand barrels a day. We don’t know how fast it will fall, but know that now there is not working 2/3 of all drilling”, he said.