International offshore rig count 31 units short y-o-y

  • Exploration & Production

The international offshore rig count in September 2017 dropped by 31 unit year-over-year, according to a Friday report by Baker Hughes, a GE company. 

The international offshore rig count for September 2017 was 190, down 11 from the 201 counted in August 2017, and down 31 from the 221 counted in September 2016.

The international rig count, which includes land and offshore rigs, for September 2017 was 931, down 21 from the 952 counted in August 2017, and down 3 from the 934 counted in September 2016.

The average US rig count for September 2017 was 940, down 7 from the 947 counted in August 2017, and up 431 from the 509 counted in September 2016.

The average Canadian rig count for September 2017 was 210, down 7 from the 217 counted in August 2017, and up 69 from the 141 counted in September 2016.

The worldwide rig count for September 2017 was 2,081, down 35 from the 2,116 counted in August 2017, and up 497 from the 1,584 counted in September 2016.

When it comes to offshore rigs only, the worldwide offshore rig count for September 2017 was 209, down 11 from 220 counted in August 2017, and down 31 from the 240 counted in September 2016.

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