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

U.S. weekly offshore rig count down by three

The number of active offshore rigs in the U.S. dropped by three units over the last week, according to a weekly rig count report by Baker Hughes.

Baker Hughes Rig Count: U.S. +2 to 432 rigs

U.S. Rig Count is up 2 from last week at 432 with oil rigs unchanged at 337, gas rigs up 2 to 93, and miscellaneous rigs unchanged at 2.

U.S. Rig Count is down 170 rigs from last year’s count of 602, with oil rigs down 167, gas rigs down 3 and miscellaneous rigs unchanged at 2.

The U.S. Offshore Rig Count is down 3 to 11, down 7 year-over-year.

Baker Hughes Rig Count: Canada -11 rigs to 58 rigs.

Canada Rig Count is down 11 from last week to 58, with oil rigs down 5 to 19, gas rigs down 6 to 39.

Canada Rig Count is up 23 rigs from last year’s count of 35, with oil rigs up 13, gas rigs up 10.