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

08/10/2018 08/03/2018 08/11/2017 Weekly Annual Weekly Annual
Total U.S. 1,057 1,044 949 13 108 1.2% 11.4%
Offshore 20 17 18 3 2 17.6% 11.1%
Land 1,037 1,027 931 10 106 1.0% 11.4%
Inland Waters 2 2 3 0 (1) 0.0% -33.3%
Oil 869 859 768 10 101 1.2% 13.2%
Percent 82.2% 82.3% 80.9% -0.1% 1.3%

Gas 186 183 181 3 5 1.6% 2.8%
Percent 17.6% 17.5% 19.1% 0.1% -1.5%

Directional 64 64 76 0 -12 0.0% -15.8%
Horizontal 924 912 801 12 123 1.3% 15.4%
Vertical 69 68 72 1 -3 1.5% -4.2%
Gulf of Mexico 18 16 17 2 1 12.5% 5.9%
Gulf Oil 15 14 15 1 0 7.1% 0.0%
Percent 83.3% 87.5% 88.2% -4.2% -4.9%

Gulf Gas 3 2 2 1 1 50.0% 50.0%
Percent 16.7% 12.5% 11.8% 4.2% 4.9%

Canada 209 223 220 (14) (11) -6.3% -5.0%
Oil 140 152 127 (12) 13 -7.9% 10.2%
Percent 67.0% 68.2% 57.7% -1.2% 9.3%

Gas 69 71 93 (2) (24) -2.8% -25.8%
Percent 33.0% 31.8% 42.3% 1.2% -9.3%

North America 1,266 1,267 1,169 (1) 97 -0.1% 8.3%
Prices






Oil $/bbl. $67.99 $68.79 $49.09 ($0.80) $18.90 -1.2% 38.5%
Oil $/mmbtu $11.72 $11.86 $8.46 ($0.14) $3.26 -1.2% 38.5%
Gas $/mmbtu $2.94 $2.80 $2.83 $0.13 $0.10 4.7% 3.7%
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