The U.S. weekly offshore rig count fell down a notch compared to last week, Baker Hughes, one of the world’s largest oilfield services firms said in its report on Thursday.
The report, usually out on Friday, is early this week due to the Easter holiday. The overall rig count is up again, marking a 13th week gain.
BHI Rig Count: U.S. +8 to 847 rigs
U.S. Rig Count is up 8 rigs from last week to 847, with oil rigs up 11 to 683, gas rigs down 3 to 162, and miscellaneous rigs unchanged at 2.
U.S. Rig Count is up 407 rigs from last year’s count of 440, with oil rigs up 332, gas rigs up 73, and miscellaneous rigs up 2.
The U.S. Offshore Rig Count is down 1 rig from last week to 21 and down 7 rigs year over year.
BHI Rig Count: Canada -14 to 118 rigs
Canadian Rig Count is down 14 rigs from last week to 118, with oil rigs down 2 to 40 and gas rigs down 12 to 78.
Canadian Rig Count is up 78 rigs from last year’s count of 40, with oil rigs up 30 and gas rigs up 48.