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International Oil & Gas Rig Count
January 1995 - December 2017

International Rig Count
Monthly
Annual


Dec-2017 Nov-2017 Dec-2016 Change Percent Change Percent
Total Oil 730 720 686 10 1.4% 44 6.4%

Gas 189 186 192 3 1.6% -3 -1.6%

Misc 35 36 51 -1 -2.8% -16 -31.4%

Total 954 942 929 12 1.3% 25 2.7%
Europe Oil 52 52 49 0 0.0% 3 6.1%

Gas 17 15 16 2 13.3% 1 6.3%

Mis 18 18 34 0 0.0% -16 -47.1%

Total 87 85 99 2 2.4% -12 -12.1%
Middle East Oil 286 290 284 -4 -1.4% 2 0.7%

Gas 92 88 92 4 4.5% 0 0.0%

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

Total 378 378 376 0 0.0% 2 0.5%
Africa Oil 52 59 51 -7 -11.9% 1 2.0%

Gas 18 19 17 -1 -5.3% 1 5.9%

Mis 7 7 10 0 0.0% -3 -30.0%

Total 77 85 78 -8 -9.4% -1 -1.3%
Latin America Oil 175 159 163 16 10.1% 12 7.4%

Gas 20 21 21 -1 -4.8% -1 -4.8%

Mis 0 1 0 -1 -100.0% 0 N.A.

Total 195 181 184 14 7.7% 11 6.0%
Asia Pacific Oil 165 160 139 5 3.1% 26 18.7%

Gas 42 43 46 -1 -2.3% -4 -8.7%

Mis 10 10 7 0 0.0% 3 42.9%

Total 217 213 192 4 1.9% 25 13.0%

 

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