This week’s Baker Hughes rig count shows that U.S. numbers increased by 1, resulting in the total count increasing to 856, ending seven straight declines.

Canada increased over last week by 2 rigs, resulting in a total count of 146.

U.S. Rig Count halts slide; up 1 to 856 rigs - oil and gas 360

Source: EIA, EnerCom Analytics

Breakdown by region

Of the regions tracked by Baker Hughes, only two regions saw an increase; the Permian basin saw an increase of 6 rigs this week, from 415 to 421, while the Haynesville saw an increase of 2 rigs this week, from 50 to 52

Meanwhile, 3 regions that experienced a decrease were:

  • Cana Woodford is at 33, down 3 from last week.
  • Marcellus is at 47, down 1 from last week.
  • Utica is at 11, down 1 from last week

All other regions saw no net change in the active rig count.

U.S. Rig Count halts slide; up 1 to 856 rigs - oil and gas 360

Click here to access EnerCom’s interactive rig count dashboard with data for all basins.

 


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