U.S. offshore rig count hit by Hermine storm

This animation of NOAA’s GOES-East satellite imagery from Aug. 31 to Sept. 2 shows the movement and landfall of Hurricane Hermine in Florida’s Big Bend. TRT: 00:37 Credit: NASA/NOAA GOES Project


U.S. offshore rig count took a hit this past week after the tropical storm Hermine forced some operators to move their rigs of the storm’s path in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico.

BHI Rig Count: U.S. +8 to 497 rigs

U.S. Rig Count is up 8 rigs from last week to 497, with oil rigs up 1 to 407, gas rigs up 7 to 88, and miscellaneous rigs unchanged at 2.

U.S. Rig Count is down 367 rigs from last year’s count of 864, with oil rigs down 255, gas rigs down 114, and miscellaneous rigs up 2.

The U.S. Offshore Rig Count is 10, down 7 rigs from last week, and down 23 rigs year over year.

BHI Rig Count: Canada -9 to 137 rigs

Canadian Rig Count is down 9 rigs from last week to 137, with oil rigs down 7 to 77, and gas rigs down 2 to 60.

Canadian Rig Count is down 50 rigs from last year’s count of 187, with oil rigs down 1, and gas rigs down 49.

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