975 rigs drilling today; Permian adds 10; horizontal rigs add 24 and are 85% of all U.S. drilling activity
Unconventional drilling activity came roaring back this week, according to the latest edition of Baker Hughes’ Weekly Rig Count.

The total number of rigs active in the U.S. increased by 29 this week, the largest single week jump since January 2017. There are now 975 rigs active in the U.S, the highest rig count since April 2015.

Land activity accounts for almost all of the weekly increase, as 28 land-based rigs came online while one...


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