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U.S. weekly offshore rig count up a notch

The number of active offshore rigs in the U.S. is up by one unit over the last week, according to a weekly rig count report by Baker Hughes.

Baker Hughes Rig Count: U.S. +7 to 439 rigs

U.S. Rig Count is up 7 from last week at 439 with oil rigs up 7 to 344, gas rigs up 1 to 94, and miscellaneous rigs down 1 to 1.

U.S. Rig Count is down 90 rigs from last year’s count of 529, with oil rigs down 94, gas rigs up 5 and miscellaneous rigs down 1.

The U.S. Offshore Rig Count is up 1 to 12, down 5 year-over-year.

Baker Hughes Rig Count: Canada -2 rigs to 56 rigs.

Canada Rig Count is down 2 from last week to 56, with oil rigs down 2 to 17, gas rigs unchanged at 39.

Canada Rig Count is up 26 rigs from last year’s count of 26, with oil rigs up 10, gas rigs up 16.