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International Oil & Gas Rig Count
January 1995 - May 2017

International Rig Count
Monthly
Annual


May-2017 Apr-2017 May-2016 Change Percent Change Percent
Total Oil 715 710 704 5 0.7% 11 1.6%

Gas 202 203 197 -1 -0.5% 5 2.5%

Misc 40 43 54 -3 -7.0% -14 -25.9%

Total 957 956 955 1 0.1% 2 0.2%
Europe Oil 51 52 51 -1 -1.9% 0 0.0%

Gas 21 18 11 3 16.7% 10 90.9%

Mis 23 21 33 2 9.5% -10 -30.3%

Total 95 91 95 4 4.4% 0 0.0%
Middle East Oil 293 295 289 -2 -0.7% 4 1.4%

Gas 98 94 102 4 4.3% -4 -3.9%

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

Total 391 389 391 2 0.5% 0 0.0%
Africa Oil 59 60 62 -1 -1.7% -3 -4.8%

Gas 16 18 18 -2 -11.1% -2 -11.1%

Mis 9 11 11 -2 -18.2% -2 -18.2%

Total 84 89 91 -5 -5.6% -7 -7.7%
Latin America Oil 173 164 164 9 5.5% 9 5.5%

Gas 17 18 21 -1 -5.6% -4 -19.0%

Mis 0 0 3 0 N.A. -3 -100.0%

Total 190 182 188 8 4.4% 2 1.1%
Asia Pacific Oil 139 139 138 0 0.0% 1 0.7%

Gas 50 55 45 -5 -9.1% 5 11.1%

Mis 8 11 7 -3 -27.3% 1 14.3%

Total 197 205 190 -8 -3.9% 7 3.7%

 

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