By Tyler Losier, Energy Reporter, Oil & Gas 360

U.S falls, Canada’s numbers rise
This week’s Baker Hughes rig count revealed falling rig numbers for the U.S., but a substantial increase in the Canadian rig count.

In the U.S., overall rig numbers are at 983, down four from last week, and down 76 from this week last year. In Canada, rig numbers have reached 78, up 15 from last week, but still down three from this time last year.

Source: Baker Hughes
Breakdown by Region
In total, three regions experienced growth this week:

Eagle Ford is at 75, up one from last week
Marcellus is at 62, up two from last week
Williston is at 57, up one from last week

On the other hand, five regions experienced falling numbers...

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