Photo: Transocean Endurance rig (for illustration purposes); Source: Transocean

U.S. offshore rig count in idle mode for two weeks in a row

The number of offshore rigs in the U.S. stayed flat at 18 units for two consecutive weeks, according to Baker Hughes’ weekly rig count report from last Friday.

Baker Hughes Rig Count: U.S. +6 to 610 rigs

U.S. Rig Count is up 6 from last week to 610 with oil rigs up 4 to 495, gas up 2 to 115, and miscellaneous rigs unchanged at 0.

U.S. Rig Count is up 226 rigs from last year’s count of 384, with oil rigs up 200 gas rigs up 27 and miscellaneous rigs down 1.

The U.S. Offshore Rig Count is unchanged at 18, up 2 year-over-year.

Baker Hughes Rig Count: Canada +5 to 217 rigs

Canada Rig Count is up 5 from last week to 217, with oil rigs up 1 to 135, gas rigs up 4 to 82.

Canada Rig Count is up 43 rigs from last year’s count of 174, with oil rigs up 37, gas rigs up 6.