U.S. RIGS UP 21
U.S. Rig Count is up 21 rigs from last week to 789, with oil rigs up 14 to 631, gas rigs up 6 to 157, and miscellaneous rigs up 1 to 1.
U.S. Rig Count is up 313 rigs from last year's count of 476, with oil rigs up 244, gas rigs up 68, and miscellaneous rigs up 1.
The U.S. Offshore Rig Count is down 1 rig from last week to 19 and down 8 rigs year over year.
Canadian Rig Count is down 39 rigs from last week to 276, with oil rigs down 31 to 149, gas rigs down 10 to 125, and miscellaneous rigs up 2 to 2.
Canadian Rig Count is up 207 rigs from last year's count of 69, with oil rigs up 137, gas rigs up 68, and miscellaneous rigs up 2.
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