U.S. Rig Count on the Rise


This week’s Baker Hughes rig count shows that U.S. had an increase of  2 over last week, resulting in a total count of 457 rigs. Canada had a decrease of 4 over last week, resulting in a total Canadian count of 62 rigs.

Breakdown by region

Of the regions tracked by Baker Hughes, the Eagle Ford, and the Permian experienced an increase this week.

Meanwhile, 2 region experienced a decrease this week:

  • The Dj-Niobrara region is at 6, down by 1 from last week.
  • The Marcellus region is at 28, down by 2 from last week.
Major Basin Variances This Week +/-
Ardmore Woodford 1 0
Arkoma Woodford 1 0
Barnett 1 0
Cana Woodford 15 0
DJ-Niobrara 6 -1
Eagle Ford 33 1
Granite Wash 3 0
Haynesville 47 0
Marcellus 28 -2
Permian 233 2
Utica 10 0
Williston 16 0

All other regions saw no net change in the active rig count.

Source: From Oil and Gas 360

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