Photo: An offshore drilling rig for illustration; Source: Noble Corp.

U.S. offshore rig count remains flat

The number of offshore rigs in the U.S. remained unchanged over this week, according to a weekly rig count by Baker Hughes.

Baker Hughes Rig Count: U.S. +5 to 461 rigs

U.S. Rig Count is up 5 from last week to 461 with oil rigs up 6 to 365, gas rigs down 1 to 96, and miscellaneous rigs unchanged at 0.

U.S. Rig Count is up 182 rigs from last year’s count of 279, with oil rigs up 166 gas rigs up 18 and miscellaneous rigs down 2.

The U.S. Offshore Rig Count is unchanged at 13, unchanged year-over-year.

Baker Hughes Rig Count: Canada +16 rig to 93 rigs.

Canada Rig Count is up 16 from last week to 93, with oil rigs up 16 to 59, gas rigs unchanged at 34.

Canada Rig Count is up 77 rigs from last year’s count of 21, with oil rigs up 52, gas rigs up 20.