EnergyEconomist.com Weekly Rotary Rig Count
For a better long term perspective on North American drilling activity check out the long term graphs on the Rotary Rig Count page.

North American Workover Rig Count

International Rotary Rig Counts

International Rotary Rig Count Table
Oil & Gas Split
Graphic Overview
Short Term - Land/Offshore graphs & table
Long Term - Land/Offshore graphs & table
North American Rig Count
Change
Percent Change

12/14/2018 12/07/2018 12/15/2017 Weekly Annual Weekly Annual
Total U.S. 1,071 1,075 930 (4) 141 -0.4% 15.2%
Offshore 23 23 19 0 4 0.0% 21.1%
Land 1,048 1,052 911 (4) 137 -0.4% 15.0%
Inland Waters 3 2 2 1 1 50.0% 50.0%
Oil 873 877 747 (4) 126 -0.5% 16.9%
Percent 81.5% 81.6% 80.3% -0.1% 1.2%

Gas 198 198 183 0 15 0.0% 8.2%
Percent 18.5% 18.4% 19.7% 0.1% -1.2%

Directional 73 72 69 1 4 1.4% 5.8%
Horizontal 927 933 801 -6 126 -0.6% 15.7%
Vertical 71 70 60 1 11 1.4% 18.3%
Gulf of Mexico 23 23 19 0 4 0.0% 21.1%
Gulf Oil 19 18 15 1 4 5.6% 26.7%
Percent 82.6% 78.3% 78.9% 4.3% 3.7%

Gulf Gas 4 5 4 -1 0 -20.0% 0.0%
Percent 17.4% 21.7% 21.1% -4.3% -3.7%

Canada 174 186 238 (12) (64) -6.5% -26.9%
Oil 95 102 134 (7) (39) -6.9% -29.1%
Percent 54.6% 54.8% 56.3% -0.2% -1.7%

Gas 79 84 104 (5) (25) -6.0% -24.0%
Percent 45.4% 45.2% 43.7% 0.2% 1.7%

North America 1,245 1,261 1,168 (16) 77 -1.3% 6.6%
Prices






Oil $/bbl. $51.62 $52.69 $57.20 ($1.07) ($5.58) -2.0% -9.8%
Oil $/mmbtu $8.90 $9.08 $9.86 ($0.18) ($0.96) -2.0% -9.8%
Gas $/mmbtu $4.30 $4.42 $2.72 ($0.12) $1.58 -2.7% 58.3%
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