The number of offshore drilling rigs operating in the U.S. climbed up by one unit last week, the oilfield services provider Baker Hughes reported on Friday.
BHI Rig Count: U.S. +2 to 524 rigs
U.S. Rig Count is up 2 rigs from last week to 524, with oil rigs up 3 to 428, gas rigs down 2 to 94, and miscellaneous rigs up 1 to 2.
U.S. Rig Count is down 271 rigs from last year’s count of 795, with oil rigs down 177, gas rigs down 95, and miscellaneous rigs up 1.
The U.S. Offshore Rig Count is 23, up 1 rig from last week, and down 9 rigs year over year.
BHI Rig Count: Canada +3 to 165 rigs
Canadian Rig Count is up 3 rigs from last week to 165, with oil rigs up 3 to 87, and gas rigs unchanged at 78.
Canadian Rig Count is down 15 rigs from last year’s count of 180, with oil rigs up 13, and gas rigs down 28.