U.S. offshore rig count rises to 24 units

  • Exploration & Production

The number of offshore rigs in the U.S. increased to 24 units over the last week, according to weekly rig count reports released by Baker Hughes last Friday, December 20.

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Baker Hughes Rig Count: U.S. +14 to 813 rigs

U.S. Rig Count is up 14 rigs from last week to 813, with oil rigs up 18 to 685, gas rigs down 4 to 125, and miscellaneous rigs unchanged at 3.

U.S. Rig Count is down 267 rigs from last year’s count of 1,080, with oil rigs down 198, gas rigs down 72, and miscellaneous rigs up 3 to 3.

The U.S. Offshore Rig Count is up 1 to 24 and unchanged year-over-year.

Baker Hughes Rig Count: Canada -4 rigs to 149 rigs

Canada Rig Count is down 4 rigs from last week to 149, with oil rigs down 8 to 88 and gas rigs up 4 to 61.

Canada Rig Count is up 18 rigs from last year’s count of 131, with oil rigs up 30 and gas rigs down 12.


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