BUZZ-Oil producers, services providers: Oil prices rise

Fri Jan 30, 2015 3:36pm EST
 
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** Oil prices rose more than 8 pct higher on Friday, the biggest one-day gain in two and a half years, after data showed U.S. drillers were slamming the brakes on shale drilling

** Brent climbed $2.84 to $51.97 per barrel by 15:00 ET; U.S. oil futures rose by $2.75 to settle at $47.27 a barrel

** Biggest gainers include: Nabors Industries Ltd up 9.2 pct at $11.60, California Resources Corp up 9 pct at $5.23, EP Energy Corp up 10 pct at $10.34, C&J Energy Services Inc up 9.1 pct at $10.41, Baytex Energy Corp up 10.7 pct at C$20.00