This week’s Baker Hughes rig count shows that U.S. numbers declined by 5, resulting in the total count falling to 851.  Canada decreased over last week as well by 3 rigs, resulting in a total Canadian count of 143.

U.S. Rig Count down 5 to 851 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 1 rig this week, from 421 to 422, along with the DJ-Niobrara increase of 1 rig this week, from 21 to 22

Meanwhile, only 2 regions experienced a decrease this week:

  • The Cana Woodford is at 30, down 3 from last week.
  • The Marcellus is at 44, down 3 from last week.

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

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


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