EnergyEconomist.com Weekly Rotary Rig Count
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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

02/23/2018 02/16/2018 02/24/2017 Weekly Annual Weekly Annual
Total U.S. 978 975 754 3 224 0.3% 29.7%
Offshore 17 18 17 (1) 0 -5.6% 0.0%
Land 961 957 737 4 224 0.4% 30.4%
Inland Waters 2 1 4 1 (2) 100.0% -50.0%
Oil 799 798 602 1 197 0.1% 32.7%
Percent 81.7% 81.8% 79.8% -0.1% 1.9%

Gas 179 177 151 2 28 1.1% 18.5%
Percent 18.3% 18.2% 20.0% 0.1% -1.7%

Directional 69 71 69 -2 0 -2.8% 0.0%
Horizontal 842 839 624 3 218 0.4% 34.9%
Vertical 67 65 61 2 6 3.1% 9.8%
Gulf of Mexico 17 18 17 -1 0 -5.6% 0.0%
Gulf Oil 16 16 17 0 -1 0.0% -5.9%
Percent 94.1% 88.9% 100.0% 5.2% -5.9%

Gulf Gas 1 2 0 -1 1 -50.0% n.a.
Percent 5.9% 11.1% 0.0% -5.2% 5.9%

Canada 306 318 341 (12) (35) -3.8% -10.3%
Oil 209 218 206 (9) 3 -4.1% 1.5%
Percent 68.3% 68.6% 60.4% -0.3% 7.9%

Gas 97 100 135 (3) (38) -3.0% -28.1%
Percent 31.7% 31.4% 39.6% 0.3% -7.9%

North America 1,284 1,293 1,095 (9) 189 -0.7% 17.3%
Prices






Oil $/bbl. $62.06 $60.44 $54.11 $1.63 $7.96 2.7% 14.7%
Oil $/mmbtu $10.70 $10.42 $9.33 $0.28 $1.37 2.7% 14.7%
Gas $/mmbtu $2.62 $2.52 $2.54 $0.10 $0.08 3.9% 3.4%
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