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 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