According to Weekly Rig Count reports by the oilfield services provider Baker Hughes, the U.S. offshore rig count has one less active unit bringing the number of operational rigs down to 22.
BHI Rig Count: U.S. +4 to 557 rigs
U.S. Rig Count is up 4 rigs from last week to 557, with oil rigs down 2 to 441, gas rigs up 6 to 114, and miscellaneous rigs unchanged at 2.
U.S. Rig Count is down 218 rigs from last year’s count of 775, with oil rigs down 137, gas rigs down 83, and miscellaneous rigs up 2.
The U.S. Offshore Rig Count is 22, down 1 rig from last week, and down 11 rigs year over year.
BHI Rig Count: Canada +10 to 153 rigs
Canadian Rig Count is up 10 rigs from last week to 153, with oil rigs up 4 to 73, gas rigs up 5 to 79, and miscellaneous rigs up 1 to 1.
Canadian Rig Count is down 38 rigs from last year’s count of 191, with oil rigs down 11, gas rigs down 28, and miscellaneous rigs up 1.