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

02/15/2019 02/08/2019 02/16/2018 Weekly Annual Weekly Annual
Total U.S. 1,051 1,049 975 2 76 0.2% 7.8%
Offshore 21 19 18 2 3 10.5% 16.7%
Land 1,030 1,030 957 0 73 0.0% 7.6%
Inland Waters 2 1 1 1 1 100.0% 100.0%
Oil 857 854 798 3 59 0.4% 7.4%
Percent 81.5% 81.4% 81.8% 0.1% -0.3%

Gas 194 195 177 (1) 17 -0.5% 9.6%
Percent 18.5% 18.6% 18.2% -0.1% 0.3%

Directional 70 58 71 12 -1 20.7% -1.4%
Horizontal 915 923 839 -8 76 -0.9% 9.1%
Vertical 66 68 65 -2 1 -2.9% 1.5%
Gulf of Mexico 21 19 18 2 3 10.5% 16.7%
Gulf Oil 17 15 16 2 1 13.3% 6.3%
Percent 81.0% 78.9% 88.9% 2.0% -7.9%

Gulf Gas 4 4 2 0 2 0.0% 100.0%
Percent 19.0% 21.1% 11.1% -2.0% 7.9%

Canada 224 240 318 (16) (94) -6.7% -29.6%
Oil 152 158 218 (6) (66) -3.8% -30.3%
Percent 67.9% 65.8% 68.6% 2.0% -0.7%

Gas 72 82 100 (10) (28) -12.2% -28.0%
Percent 32.1% 34.2% 31.4% -2.0% 0.7%

North America 1,275 1,289 1,293 (14) (18) -1.1% -1.4%
Prices






Oil $/bbl. $53.13 $53.53 $60.44 ($0.40) ($7.31) -0.7% -12.1%
Oil $/mmbtu $9.16 $9.23 $10.42 ($0.07) ($1.26) -0.7% -12.1%
Gas $/mmbtu $2.64 $2.63 $2.52 $0.01 $0.11 0.4% 4.5%
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