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U.S. Rig Count by Type and Target
January 1997 - March 22, 2019

By Play
By State

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

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

2/1/2019 1/25/2019 11/2/2018 Weekly 3 Months Weekly 3 Months
Anadarko 113 115 140 -2 -27 -1.7% -19.3%
Oil 112 114 137 -2 -25 -1.8% -18.2%
Gas 1 1 3 0 -2 0.0% -66.7%
Cana Woodford* 61 62 66 -1 -5 -1.6% -7.6%
Oil 61 62 66 -1 -5 -1.6% -7.6%
Gas 0 0 0 0 0 N.M. N.M.
Bakken 58 58 56 0 2 0.0% 3.6%
Oil 58 58 56 0 2 0.0% 3.6%
Gas 0 0 0 0 0 N.M. N.M.
Eagle Ford 93 93 93 0 0 0.0% 0.0%
Oil 83 83 84 0 -1 0.0% -1.2%
Gas 10 10 9 0 1 0.0% 11.1%
Granite Wash 5 8 15 -3 -10 -37.5% -66.7%
Oil 4 7 15 -3 -11 -42.9% -73.3%
Gas 1 1 0 0 1 0.0% N.M.
Haynesville 60 61 57 -1 3 -1.6% 5.3%
Oil 2 3 3 -1 -1 -33.3% -33.3%
Gas 58 58 54 0 4 0.0% 7.4%
Marcellus 64 64 56 0 8 0.0% 14.3%
Oil 0 0 0 0 0 N.M. N.M.
Gas 64 64 56 0 8 0.0% 14.3%
Mississippian 13 8 14 5 -1 62.5% -7.1%
Oil 13 8 14 5 -1 62.5% -7.1%
Gas 0 0 0 0 0 N.M. N.M.
Niobrara 58 58 49 0 9 0.0% 18.4%
Oil 50 50 42 0 8 0.0% 19.0%
Gas 8 8 7 0 1 0.0% 14.3%
Permian 481 484 487 -3 -6 -0.6% -1.2%
Oil 481 484 487 -3 -6 -0.6% -1.2%
Gas 0 0 0 0 0 N.M. N.M.
Utica 17 17 18 0 -1 0.0% -5.6%
Oil 0 0 0 0 0 N.M. N.M.
Gas 17 17 18 0 -1 0.0% -5.6%
Total 962 966 985 -4 -23 -0.4% -2.3%
Oil 803 807 838 -4 -35 -0.5% -4.2%
Gas 159 159 147 0 12 0.0% 8.2%
*Cana Woodford is part of the Anadarko Basin









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