U.S. offshore rig count drops to 18 units

  • Exploration & Production

The number of U.S. offshore rigs fell to 18 active units during this past week, according to the weekly rig count reports issued on Friday by Baker Hughes.

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Baker Hughes Rig Count: U.S. -7 to 1,052 rigs


U.S. Rig Count is down 7 rigs from last week to 1,052, with oil rigs down 1 to 862, gas rigs down 6 to 188 and miscellaneous rigs unchanged at 2.

U.S. Rig Count is up 111 rigs from last year’s count of 941, with oil rigs up 104, gas rigs up 5 and miscellaneous rigs up 2.

The U.S. Offshore Rig Count is down 2 rigs to 18 and down 4 rigs year-over-year.


Baker Hughes Rig Count: Canada +21 to 160 rigs


Canada Rig Count is up 21 rigs from last week to 160, with oil rigs up 16 to 103 and gas rigs up 5 to 57.

Canada Rig Count is down 10 rigs from last year’s count of 170, with oil rigs up 5 and gas rigs down 15.

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