U.S. RIGS UP 14
BAKER HUGHES wrote,
U.S. Rig Count is up 14 rigs from last week to 553, with oil rigs up 11 to 443, gas rigs up 3 to 108, and miscellaneous rigs unchanged at 2.
U.S. Rig Count is down 234 rigs from last year's count of 787, with oil rigs down 151, gas rigs down 85, and miscellaneous rigs up 2.
The U.S. Offshore Rig Count is 23, unchanged from last week, and down 12 rigs year over year.
Canadian Rig Count is down 22 from last week to 143, with oil rigs down 21 to 69, and gas rigs down 1 to 74.
Canadian Rig Count is down 47 rigs from last year's count of 190, with oil rigs down 15, and gas rigs down 32.
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