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North American Workover Rig Count

International Rotary Rig Counts

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

08/09/2019 08/02/2019 08/10/2018 Weekly Annual Weekly Annual
Total U.S. 934 942 1,057 (8) (123) -0.8% -11.6%
Offshore 25 24 20 1 5 4.2% 25.0%
Land 909 918 1,037 (9) (128) -1.0% -12.3%
Inland Waters 0 0 2 0 (2) n.a. -100.0%
Oil 764 770 869 (6) (105) -0.8% -12.1%
Percent 81.8% 81.7% 82.2% 0.1% -0.4%

Gas 169 171 186 (2) (17) -1.2% -9.1%
Percent 18.1% 18.2% 17.6% -0.1% 0.5%

Directional 65 67 64 -2 1 -3.0% 1.6%
Horizontal 817 819 924 -2 -107 -0.2% -11.6%
Vertical 52 56 69 -4 -17 -7.1% -24.6%
Gulf of Mexico 23 22 18 1 5 4.5% 27.8%
Gulf Oil 21 20 15 1 6 5.0% 40.0%
Percent 91.3% 90.9% 83.3% 0.4% 8.0%

Gulf Gas 2 2 3 0 -1 0.0% -33.3%
Percent 8.7% 9.1% 16.7% -0.4% -8.0%

Canada 140 137 209 3 (69) 2.2% -33.0%
Oil 94 91 140 3 (46) 3.3% -32.9%
Percent 67.1% 66.4% 67.0% 0.7% 0.2%

Gas 46 46 69 0 (23) 0.0% -33.3%
Percent 32.9% 33.6% 33.0% -0.7% -0.2%

North America 1,074 1,079 1,266 (5) (192) -0.5% -15.2%
Prices






Oil $/bbl. $52.99 $56.54 $67.91 ($3.55) ($14.92) -6.3% -22.0%
Oil $/mmbtu $9.14 $9.75 $11.71 ($0.61) ($2.57) -6.3% -22.0%
Gas $/mmbtu $2.10 $2.16 $2.93 ($0.06) ($0.84) -2.9% -28.5%
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