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

04/28/2017 04/21/2017 04/29/2016 Weekly Annual Weekly Annual
Total U.S. 870 857 420 13 450 1.5% 107.1%
Offshore 17 20 25 (3) (8) -15.0% -32.0%
Land 853 837 395 16 458 1.9% 115.9%
Inland Waters 4 3 4 1 0 33.3% 0.0%
Oil 697 688 332 9 365 1.3% 109.9%
Percent 80.1% 80.3% 79.0% -0.2% 1.1%

Gas 171 167 87 4 84 2.4% 96.6%
Percent 19.7% 19.5% 20.7% 0.2% -1.1%

Directional 63 60 46 3 17 5.0% 37.0%
Horizontal 730 718 324 12 406 1.7% 125.3%
Vertical 77 79 50 -2 27 -2.5% 54.0%
Gulf of Mexico 17 20 24 -3 -7 -15.0% -29.2%
Gulf Oil 15 18 19 -3 -4 -16.7% -21.1%
Percent 88.2% 90.0% 79.2% -1.8% 9.1%

Gulf Gas 2 2 5 0 -3 0.0% -60.0%
Percent 11.8% 10.0% 20.8% 1.8% -9.1%

Canada 85 99 37 (14) 48 -14.1% 129.7%
Oil 24 33 10 (9) 14 -27.3% 140.0%
Percent 28.2% 33.3% 27.0% -5.1% 1.2%

Gas 61 66 26 (5) 35 -7.6% 134.6%
Percent 71.8% 66.7% 70.3% 5.1% 1.5%

North America 955 956 457 (1) 498 -0.1% 109.0%
Prices
Oil $/bbl. $49.34 $51.18 $44.77 ($1.84) $4.57 -3.6% 10.2%
Oil $/mmbtu $8.51 $8.82 $7.72 ($0.32) $0.79 -3.6% 10.2%
Gas $/mmbtu $3.01 $3.09 $1.91 ($0.08) $1.10 -2.6% 57.8%
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