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U.S. Rig Count by Type and Target
January 1997 - October 13, 2017

By Play
By State

Cana Woodford
Granite Wash
Utica
Tuscaloosa Marine Shale
Mississippian
Woodford
Marcellus Shale
Bakken
Haynesville Shale
Eagle Ford
Barnett Shale
Barnett Shale Core Counties
Permian Basin
Niobrara


Arkansas
Louisiana

Texas
Texas Railroad Commission Districts
Texas RRC 1
Texas RRC 2
Texas RRC 3
Texas RRC 4
Texas RRC 5
Texas RRC 6
Texas RRC 7B
Texas RRC 7C
Texas RRC 8
Texas RRC 8A
Texas RRC 9
Texas RRC 10


Unconventional Play Rig Counts
Change
Percent Change

10/13/2017 10/6/2017 10/14/2016 Weekly Annual Weekly Annual
Bakken 51 50 30 1 21 2.0% 70.0%
Oil 51 50 30 1 21 2.0% 70.0%
Gas 0 0 0 0 0 N.M. N.M.
Cana Woodford 60 60 39 0 21 0.0% 53.8%
Oil 60 60 39 0 21 0.0% 53.8%
Gas 0 0 0 0 0 N.M. N.M.
Eagle Ford 77 82 33 -5 44 -6.1% 133.3%
Oil 72 75 30 -3 42 -4.0% 140.0%
Gas 5 7 3 -2 2 -28.6% 66.7%
Granite Wash 12 13 10 -1 2 -7.7% 20.0%
Oil 12 13 10 -1 2 -7.7% 20.0%
Gas 0 0 0 0 0 N.M. N.M.
Haynesville 51 51 20 0 31 0.0% 155.0%
Oil 3 3 1 0 2 0.0% 200.0%
Gas 48 48 19 0 29 0.0% 152.6%
Marcellus 47 47 35 0 12 0.0% 34.3%
Oil 0 0 0 0 0 N.M. N.M.
Gas 47 47 35 0 12 0.0% 34.3%
Mississippian 12 10 5 2 7 20.0% 140.0%
Oil 12 10 5 2 7 20.0% 140.0%
Gas 0 0 0 0 0 N.M. N.M.
Niobrara 43 43 25 0 18 0.0% 72.0%
Oil 34 35 22 -1 12 -2.9% 54.5%
Gas 9 8 3 1 6 12.5% 200.0%
Permian 385 384 201 1 184 0.3% 91.5%
Oil 385 384 201 1 184 0.3% 91.5%
Gas 0 0 0 0 0 N.M. N.M.
Utica 29 29 14 0 15 0.0% 107.1%
Oil 0 0 0 0 0 N.M. N.M.
Gas 29 29 14 0 15 0.0% 107.1%
Total 767 769 412 -2 355 -0.3% 86.2%
Oil 629 630 338 -1 291 -0.2% 86.1%
Gas 138 139 74 -1 64 -0.7% 86.5%
Exploratory and Developmental Drilling

Rigs Targeting   Oil
Rigs Targeting Natural   Gas

Vertical, Directional and Horizontal



 
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