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

10/20/2017 10/13/2017 10/21/2016 Weekly Annual Weekly Annual
Total U.S. 913 928 553 (15) 360 -1.6% 65.1%
Offshore 20 20 23 0 (3) 0.0% -13.0%
Land 893 908 530 (15) 363 -1.7% 68.5%
Inland Waters 1 1 2 0 (1) 0.0% -50.0%
Oil 736 743 443 (7) 293 -0.9% 66.1%
Percent 80.6% 80.1% 80.1% 0.5% 0.5%

Gas 177 185 108 (8) 69 -4.3% 63.9%
Percent 19.4% 19.9% 19.5% -0.5% -0.1%

Directional 80 79 51 1 29 1.3% 56.9%
Horizontal 771 786 445 -15 326 -1.9% 73.3%
Vertical 62 63 57 -1 5 -1.6% 8.8%
Gulf of Mexico 20 20 22 0 -2 0.0% -9.1%
Gulf Oil 17 17 22 0 -5 0.0% -22.7%
Percent 85.0% 85.0% 100.0% 0.0% -15.0%

Gulf Gas 3 3 0 0 3 0.0% n.a.
Percent 15.0% 15.0% 0.0% 0.0% 15.0%

Canada 202 212 143 (10) 59 -4.7% 41.3%
Oil 107 112 69 (5) 38 -4.5% 55.1%
Percent 53.0% 52.8% 48.3% 0.1% 4.7%

Gas 95 100 74 (5) 21 -5.0% 28.4%
Percent 47.0% 47.2% 51.7% -0.1% -4.7%

North America 1,115 1,140 696 (25) 419 -2.2% 60.2%
Prices






Oil $/bbl. $51.92 $50.75 $50.67 $1.17 $1.25 2.3% 2.5%
Oil $/mmbtu $8.95 $8.75 $8.74 $0.20 $0.22 2.3% 2.5%
Gas $/mmbtu $2.86 $2.92 $3.10 ($0.07) ($0.24) -2.2% -7.7%
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