Photo: Deepwater Champion drillship (for illustration purposes); Source: Transocean

U.S. offshore rig count goes up a notch

After slipping down to 11 units, the number of offshore rigs in the U.S. went back up to 12 units last week, based on Baker Hughes’ weekly rig count report from last Friday.

Baker Hughes Rig Count: U.S. unchanged at 663 rigs

U.S. Rig Count is unchanged from last week at 663 with oil rigs down 3 to 524, gas up 2 to 137, and miscellaneous rigs up 1 to 2.

U.S. Rig Count is up 252 rigs from last year’s count of 411 with oil rigs up 206 gas rigs up 45 and miscellaneous up 1.

The U.S. Offshore Rig Count is up 1 to 12, down 1 year-over-year.

Baker Hughes Rig Count: Canada -30 to 176 rigs

Canada Rig Count is down 30 from last week to 176, with oil rigs down 24 to 103, gas rigs down 6 to 73.

Canada Rig Count is up 84 rigs from last year’s count of 92, with oil rigs up 62, gas rigs up 22.