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

10/12/2018 10/05/2018 10/13/2017 Weekly Annual Weekly Annual
Total U.S. 1,063 1,052 928 11 135 1.0% 14.5%
Offshore 23 23 20 0 3 0.0% 15.0%
Land 1,040 1,029 908 11 132 1.1% 14.5%
Inland Waters 3 3 1 0 2 0.0% 200.0%
Oil 869 861 743 8 126 0.9% 17.0%
Percent 81.7% 81.8% 80.1% -0.1% 1.7%

Gas 193 189 185 4 8 2.1% 4.3%
Percent 18.2% 18.0% 19.9% 0.2% -1.8%

Directional 70 66 79 4 -9 6.1% -11.4%
Horizontal 927 919 786 8 141 0.9% 17.9%
Vertical 66 67 63 -1 3 -1.5% 4.8%
Gulf of Mexico 22 22 20 0 2 0.0% 10.0%
Gulf Oil 16 17 17 -1 -1 -5.9% -5.9%
Percent 72.7% 77.3% 85.0% -4.5% -12.3%

Gulf Gas 6 5 3 1 3 20.0% 100.0%
Percent 27.3% 22.7% 15.0% 4.5% 12.3%

Canada 195 182 212 13 (17) 7.1% -8.0%
Oil 127 119 112 8 15 6.7% 13.4%
Percent 65.1% 65.4% 52.8% -0.3% 12.3%

Gas 68 63 100 5 (32) 7.9% -32.0%
Percent 34.9% 34.6% 47.2% 0.3% -12.3%

North America 1,258 1,234 1,140 24 118 1.9% 10.4%
Prices






Oil $/bbl. $73.35 $75.13 $50.75 ($1.79) $22.59 -2.4% 44.5%
Oil $/mmbtu $12.65 $12.95 $8.75 ($0.31) $3.90 -2.4% 44.5%
Gas $/mmbtu $3.25 $3.14 $2.92 $0.10 $0.32 3.3% 11.1%
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