Thousands of oil rigs left stranded as drilling work dries up

NEARLY 1200 rigs have been left inactive and de-manned worldwide compared to last year, as the oil price crash continues to ripple through international markets.

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Baker Hughes' latest rig count released this month showed that Australia lost a further three rigs over the prior month.