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
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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

04/19/2019 04/12/2019 04/20/2018 Weekly Annual Weekly Annual
Total U.S. 1,012 1,022 1,013 (10) (1) -1.0% -0.1%
Offshore 23 23 18 0 5 0.0% 27.8%
Land 989 999 995 (10) (6) -1.0% -0.6%
Inland Waters 3 3 4 0 (1) 0.0% -25.0%
Oil 825 833 820 (8) 5 -1.0% 0.6%
Percent 81.5% 81.5% 80.9% 0.0% 0.6%

Gas 187 189 192 (2) (5) -1.1% -2.6%
Percent 18.5% 18.5% 19.0% -0.0% -0.5%

Directional 75 78 70 -3 5 -3.8% 7.1%
Horizontal 886 889 889 -3 -3 -0.3% -0.3%
Vertical 51 55 54 -4 -3 -7.3% -5.6%
Gulf of Mexico 23 23 18 0 5 0.0% 27.8%
Gulf Oil 20 20 17 0 3 0.0% 17.6%
Percent 87.0% 87.0% 94.4% 0.0% -7.5%

Gulf Gas 3 3 1 0 2 0.0% 200.0%
Percent 13.0% 13.0% 5.6% 0.0% 7.5%

Canada 66 66 93 0 (27) 0.0% -29.0%
Oil 19 18 38 1 (19) 5.6% -50.0%
Percent 28.8% 27.3% 40.9% 1.5% -12.1%

Gas 47 48 55 (1) (8) -2.1% -14.5%
Percent 71.2% 72.7% 59.1% -1.5% 12.1%

North America 1,078 1,088 1,106 (10) (28) -0.9% -2.5%
Prices






Oil $/bbl. $63.72 $64.11 $67.56 ($0.39) ($3.84) -0.6% -5.7%
Oil $/mmbtu $10.99 $11.05 $11.65 ($0.07) ($0.66) -0.6% -5.7%
Gas $/mmbtu $2.56 $2.69 $2.80 ($0.13) ($0.24) -4.7% -8.4%
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