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

06/23/2017 06/16/2017 06/24/2016 Weekly Annual Weekly Annual
Total U.S. 941 933 421 8 520 0.9% 123.5%
Offshore 22 22 21 0 1 0.0% 4.8%
Land 919 911 400 8 519 0.9% 129.8%
Inland Waters 4 3 3 1 1 33.3% 33.3%
Oil 758 747 330 11 428 1.5% 129.7%
Percent 80.6% 80.1% 78.4% 0.5% 2.2%

Gas 183 186 90 (3) 93 -1.6% 103.3%
Percent 19.4% 19.9% 21.4% -0.5% -1.9%

Directional 72 69 43 3 29 4.3% 67.4%
Horizontal 792 782 325 10 467 1.3% 143.7%
Vertical 77 82 53 -5 24 -6.1% 45.3%
Gulf of Mexico 21 21 20 0 1 0.0% 5.0%
Gulf Oil 19 19 16 0 3 0.0% 18.8%
Percent 90.5% 90.5% 80.0% 0.0% 10.5%

Gulf Gas 2 2 4 0 -2 0.0% -50.0%
Percent 9.5% 9.5% 20.0% 0.0% -10.5%

Canada 170 159 76 11 94 6.9% 123.7%
Oil 98 91 36 7 62 7.7% 172.2%
Percent 57.6% 57.2% 47.4% 0.4% 10.3%

Gas 72 68 39 4 33 5.9% 84.6%
Percent 42.4% 42.8% 51.3% -0.4% -9.0%

North America 1,111 1,092 497 19 614 1.7% 123.5%
Prices






Oil $/bbl. $43.26 $45.30 $49.21 ($2.04) ($5.95) -4.5% -12.1%
Oil $/mmbtu $7.46 $7.81 $8.48 ($0.35) ($1.03) -4.5% -12.1%
Gas $/mmbtu $2.87 $2.97 $2.72 ($0.11) $0.14 -3.7% 5.2%
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