August 9, 2018 - 9:38 AM EDT
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U.S. Rig Count Continues Slow and Steady Upward Trend

HOUSTON, Aug. 9, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- S&P Global Platts Analytics, today announced the total U.S. rig count for July 2018 was 1,178, up 15 (+1%) from June 2018, and up 110 (+10%) from July 2017. This rig count includes U.S. onshore, U.S. inland waters, and U.S. offshore Gulf of Mexico drilling rigs.

  • July U.S. land rig count: 1,133, up 13 (+1%) from the previous month and up 109 (+11%) from July 2017
  • July U.S. inland waters and Gulf of Mexico rig count: 45, up 2 (+5%) from the previous month and up 1 (+2%) from July 2017

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S&P Global Platts U.S. Rig Counts

















Jul  2018

Jun 2018

Month over Month Change

% Change


Jul  2017

Variance Year over Year (YOY)

YOY % Variance

Colorado

35

36

-1

-3%


44

-9

-20%

Louisiana

42

39

3

8%


49

-7

-14%

New Mexico

98

99

-1

-1%


59

39

66%

North Dakota

59

57

2

4%


54

5

9%

Oklahoma

148

148

0

0%


143

5

3%

Texas

576

576

0

0%


500

76

15%

Rest of U.S. Land

175

165

10

6%


175

0

0%

U.S. Land Subtotal

1,133

1,120

13

1%


1,024

109

11%

U.S. Inland Waters

8

8

0

0%


11

-3

-27%

U.S. Gulf of Mexico

37

35

2

6%


33

4

12%

U.S. Inland and Gulf of Mexico

45

43

2

5%


44

1

2%

Total U.S. Rig Count

1,178

1,163

15

1%


1,068

110

10%

 

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