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U.S. Rig Count by Type and Target
January 1997 - April 28, 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

8/4/2017 7/28/2017 8/5/2016 Weekly Annual Weekly Annual
Bakken 54 55 28 -1 26 -1.8% 92.9%
  Oil 54 55 28 -1 26 -1.8% 92.9%
  Gas 0 0 0 0 0 N.M. N.M.
Cana Woodford 60 63 29 -3 31 -4.8% 106.9%
  Oil 60 63 29 -3 31 -4.8% 106.9%
  Gas 0 0 0 0 0 N.M. N.M.
Eagle Ford 89 86 41 3 48 3.5% 117.1%
  Oil 81 77 34 4 47 5.2% 138.2%
  Gas 8 9 7 -1 1 -11.1% 14.3%
Granite Wash 15 15 9 0 6 0.0% 66.7%
  Oil 15 15 9 0 6 0.0% 66.7%
  Gas 0 0 0 0 0 N.M. N.M.
Haynesville 49 49 20 0 29 0.0% 145.0%
  Oil 4 4 1 0 3 0.0% 300.0%
  Gas 45 45 19 0 26 0.0% 136.8%
Marcellus 48 48 22 0 26 0.0% 118.2%
  Oil 0 0 0 0 0 N.M. N.M.
  Gas 48 48 22 0 26 0.0% 118.2%
Mississippian 13 11 9 2 4 18.2% 44.4%
  Oil 13 11 9 2 4 18.2% 44.4%
  Gas 0 0 0 0 0 N.M. N.M.
Niobrara 47 47 21 0 26 0.0% 123.8%
  Oil 40 39 18 1 22 2.6% 122.2%
  Gas 7 8 3 -1 4 -12.5% 133.3%
Permian 378 378 174 0 204 0.0% 117.2%
  Oil 378 378 174 0 204 0.0% 117.2%
  Gas 0 0 0 0 0 N.M. N.M.
Utica 28 28 13 0 15 0.0% 115.4%
  Oil 0 0 0 0 0 N.M. N.M.
  Gas 28 28 13 0 15 0.0% 115.4%
Total 781 780 366 1 415 0.1% 113.4%
  Oil 645 642 302 3 343 0.5% 113.6%
  Gas 136 138 64 -2 72 -1.4% 112.5%
Exploratory and Developmental Drilling

Rigs Targeting   Oil
Rigs Targeting Natural   Gas

Vertical, Directional and Horizontal



 
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