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International Oil & Gas Rig Count
January 1995 - September 2017

International Rig Count
Monthly
Annual


Sep-2017 Aug-2017 Sep-2016 Change Percent Change Percent
Total Oil 700 715 684 -15 -2.1% 16 2.3%

Gas 195 200 194 -5 -2.5% 1 0.5%

Misc 36 37 56 -1 -2.7% -20 -35.7%

Total 931 952 934 -21 -2.2% -3 -0.3%
Europe Oil 52 53 41 -1 -1.9% 11 26.8%

Gas 20 20 18 0 0.0% 2 11.1%

Mis 19 18 33 1 5.6% -14 -42.4%

Total 91 91 92 0 0.0% -1 -1.1%
Middle East Oil 297 292 294 5 1.7% 3 1.0%

Gas 98 99 92 -1 -1.0% 6 6.5%

Mis 0 0 0 0 N.A. 0 N.A.

Total 395 391 386 4 1.0% 9 2.3%
Africa Oil 53 57 47 -4 -7.0% 6 12.8%

Gas 18 20 20 -2 -10.0% -2 -10.0%

Mis 8 7 10 1 14.3% -2 -20.0%

Total 79 84 77 -5 -6.0% 2 2.6%
Latin America Oil 158 172 166 -14 -8.1% -8 -4.8%

Gas 18 18 20 0 0.0% -2 -10.0%

Mis 1 1 3 0 0.0% -2 -66.7%

Total 177 191 189 -14 -7.3% -12 -6.3%
Asia Pacific Oil 140 141 136 -1 -0.7% 4 2.9%

Gas 41 43 44 -2 -4.7% -3 -6.8%

Mis 8 11 10 -3 -27.3% -2 -20.0%

Total 189 195 190 -6 -3.1% -1 -0.5%

 

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