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OPEC Oil & Gas Rig Count

OPEC Rig Count
Monthly
Annual


Jul-2017 Jun-2017 Jul-2016 Change Percent Change Percent
OPEC Oil 322 325 292 -3 -0.9% 30 10.3%

Gas 95 87 96 8 9.2% -1 -1.0%

Misc 0 0 0 0 N.A. 0 N.A.

Total 417 412 388 5 1.2% 29 7.5%
Abu Dhabi Oil 46 44 41 2 4.5% 5 12.2%

Gas 5 5 7 0 0.0% -2 -28.6%

Misc 0 0 0 0 N.A. 0 N.A.

Total 51 49 48 2 4.1% 3 6.3%
Dubai Oil 2 2 2 0 0.0% 0 0.0%

Gas 0 0 0 0 N.A. 0 N.A.

Misc 0 0 0 0 N.A. 0 N.A.

Total 2 2 2 0 0.0% 0 0.0%
Iran Oil 0 0 0 0 N.A. 0 N.A.

Gas 0 0 0 0 N.A. 0 N.A.

Misc 0 0 0 0 N.A. 0 N.A.

Total 0 0 0 0 N.A. 0 N.A.
Iraq Oil 53 51 39 2 3.9% 14 35.9%

Gas 0 0 0 0 N.A. 0 N.A.

Misc 0 0 0 0 N.A. 0 N.A.

Total 53 51 39 2 3.9% 14 35.9%
Kuwait Oil 43 44 37 -1 -2.3% 6 16.2%

Gas 12 12 10 0 0.0% 2 20.0%

Misc 0 0 0 0 N.A. 0 N.A.

Total 55 56 47 -1 -1.8% 8 17.0%
Qatar Oil 9 9 6 0 0.0% 3 50.0%

Gas 1 1 1 0 0.0% 0 0.0%

Misc 0 0 0 0 N.A. 0 N.A.

Total 10 10 7 0 0.0% 3 42.9%
Saudi Arabia Oil 64 66 69 -2 -3.0% -5 -7.2%

Gas 55 53 56 2 3.8% -1 -1.8%

Misc 0 0 0 0 N.A. 0 N.A.

Total 119 119 125 0 0.0% -6 -4.8%
Middle East Oil 217 216 194 1 0.5% 23 11.9%

Gas 73 71 74 2 2.8% -1 -1.4%

Misc 0 0 0 0 N.A. 0 N.A.

Total 290 287 268 3 1.0% 22 8.2%
Algeria Oil 38 42 35 -4 -9.5% 3 8.6%

Gas 20 15 20 5 33.3% 0 0.0%

Misc 0 0 0 0 N.A. 0 N.A.

Total 58 57 55 1 1.8% 3 5.5%
Angola Oil 2 2 5 0 0.0% -3 -60.0%

Gas 0 0 0 0 N.A. 0 N.A.

Misc 0 0 0 0 N.A. 0 N.A.

Total 2 2 5 0 0.0% -3 -60.0%
Gabon Oil 1 1 0 0 0.0% 1 N.A.

Gas 0 0 0 0 N.A. 0 N.A.

Misc 0 0 0 0 N.A. 0 N.A.

Total 1 1 0 0 0.0% 1 N.A.
Libya Oil 0 0 0 0 N.A. 0 N.A.

Gas 1 1 1 0 0.0% 0 0.0%

Misc 0 0 0 0 N.A. 0 N.A.

Total 1 1 1 0 0.0% 0 0.0%
Nigeria Oil 9 8 5 1 12.5% 4 80.0%

Gas 0 0 0 0 N.A. 0 N.A.

Misc 0 0 0 0 N.A. 0 N.A.

Total 9 8 5 1 12.5% 4 80.0%
Africa Oil 50 53 45 -3 -5.7% 5 11.1%

Gas 21 16 21 5 31.3% 0 0.0%

Misc 0 0 0 0 N.A. 0 N.A.

Total 71 69 66 2 2.9% 5 7.6%
Ecuador Oil 6 7 4 -1 -14.3% 2 50.0%

Gas 0 0 0 0 N.A. 0 N.A.

Misc 0 0 0 0 N.A. 0 N.A.

Total 6 7 4 -1 -14.3% 2 50.0%
Venezuela Oil 49 49 49 0 0.0% 0 0.0%

Gas 1 0 1 1 N.A. 0 0.0%

Misc 0 0 0 0 N.A. 0 N.A.

Total 50 49 50 1 2.0% 0 0.0%
South America Oil 55 56 53 -1 -1.8% 2 3.8%

Gas 1 0 1 1 N.A. 0 0.0%

Misc 0 0 0 0 N.A. 0 N.A.

Total 56 56 54 0 0.0% 2 3.7%



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