Energy companies reduced the number of rigs drilling for oil in the United States to a fresh three-month low, shifting more rigs in favor of natural gas as crude prices dive and gas prices soar, data showed on Friday.

Ebola is inflicting considerable loss on Exxon Mobil. The company has suspended drilling plans on various locations in the West African countries. The records say that up till now the disease has taken 3,338 lives in West Africa.