Exploration & Production - Rig Counts

US Drillers Add Most Rigs In A Week Since January

Drillers added 21 oil rigs in the week to March 24, the biggest weekly increase since the week to Jan. 20, bringing the total count up to 652, up from a six-year low of 316 in May, energy services firm Baker Hughes Inc. (NYSE: BHI) said March 24. During the same week a year ago, there were 372 active oil rigs.

2017/03/24

US Oil Rig Count Rises To 631

Drillers added 14 oil rigs in the week to March 17, bringing the total count up to 631, the most since September 2015, energy services firm Baker Hughes Inc. (NYSE: BHI) said March 17. During the same week a year ago, there were 387 active oil rigs.

2017/03/17

US Drillers Add More Oil Rigs, Count Rises To 609

Drillers added seven oil rigs in the week to March 3, bringing the total count up to 609, the most since October 2015, energy services firm Baker Hughes Inc. said March 3. During the same week a year ago, there were 392 active oil rigs.

2017/03/03

US Drillers Add Oil Rigs For Fifth Straight Week

Drillers added six oil rigs in the week to Feb. 17, bringing the total count up to 597, the most rigs since October 2015, energy services firm Baker Hughes Inc. (NYSE: BHI) said Feb. 17. During the same week a year ago, there were 413 active oil rigs.

2017/02/17

US Drillers Add Most Oil Rigs Since April 2013

Drillers added 29 oil rigs in the week to Jan. 20, bringing the total count up to 551, the most since November 2015, energy services firm Baker Hughes Inc. (NYSE: BHI) said on Jan. 20. During the same week a year ago, there were 510 active oil rigs.

2017/01/20

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

US Rigs Up For Second Straight Week For First Time Since August

US Rigs Up For Second Straight Week For First Time Since August

2016/06/10

US Rig Count Rises For Only Second Week This Year

Crude oil's flirtation with $50 per barrel drive U.S. weekly rig count up for only second time in 2016.

2016/06/06

Rig Counts Drop For 10th Straight Week

Total U.S. rig count down 12 rigs from last week to 502total U.S. rig count down 12 rigs from last week to 502.

2016/02/26

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