U.S. weekly offshore rig count rises to 23 units

The number of U.S. offshore rigs rose to 23 active units during this past week, according to the weekly rig count report issued on Friday by Baker Hughes.

A drillship in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico. Photo by Adventures of KM&G-Morris/Flickr. Shared under the CC BY-NC-ND 2.0 license

Baker Hughes Rig Count: U.S. -2 to 1,052 rigs

U.S. Rig Count is down 2 rigs from last week to 1,052, with oil rigs down 2 to 861, gas rigs unchanged at 189, and miscellaneous rigs unchanged at 2.

U.S. Rig Count is up 116 rigs from last year’s count of 936, with oil rigs up 113, gas rigs up 2, and miscellaneous rigs up 1.

The U.S. Offshore Rig Count is up 3 rigs to 23 and down 1 rig year-over-year.


Baker Hughes Rig Count: Canada +4 to 182 rigs

Canada Rig Count is up 4 rigs from last week to 182, with oil rigs down 3 to 119 and gas rigs up 7 to 63.

Canada Rig Count is down 27 rigs from last year’s count of 209, with oil rigs up 7 and gas rigs down 34.

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