Exploration & Production

Premium Blend

Premium Blend: The Earth Model Explained

Randy Foutch, Laredo Petroleum's chairman and CEO, explains how the company has taken predicting production potential to another level.

Jan 16 2017 - 8:00am

Rig Count

US Drillers Add Oil Rigs For 7th Week In A Row

Drillers added 12 oil rigs in the week to Dec. 16, bringing the total count to 510, the highest since January, but still below 541 rigs a year ago, energy services firm Baker Hughes Inc. (NYSE: BHI) said Dec. 16.

2016/12/16

US Drillers Add Most Oil Rigs Since July 2015

Almost two-thirds of the rigs added since May, or 109, were in the Permian, bringing the total in the nation's biggest oil shale formation up to 246, the most since September 2015.

2016/12/09

US Oil Rig Count Grows To 452

Drillers added two oil rigs in the week to Nov. 11, bringing the total count up to 452, the most since February, but still below the 574 rigs seen a year ago, energy services firm Baker Hughes Inc. (NYSE: BHI) said on Nov. 11.

2016/11/11

US Oil Drillers Add More Rigs

The North American rig count ended the week at 507, up 10 from the previous week but down from the 1,001 rigs that were operating a year ago.

2016/07/01