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U.S. Rig Return Stumbles as Canada Comes Roaring Back

The U.S. land-based rig return broke its stride during the week ending Friday, Jan. 13, with the count dropping by six units. Canada more than made up for U.S. losses, adding 110 rigs as crews returned from holiday break and rushed to drill more wells before the spring thaw.

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Six NatGas Rigs Return to U.S. Action

Overall, five U.S. land-based rigs were put back in play during the week ending Friday, bringing the tally to 533 running. One rig left the offshore, making for a net U.S. gain of four to rest at 557 running. Read More

Haynesville Adds Two Rigs as Louisiana Gains Six

Land drilling got a healthy boost during the week ending Friday (Oct. 14) as 13 land-based rigs were added to the U.S. roster, according to Baker Hughes Inc. Louisiana led the states in gains, adding six, while Texas saw the departure of three rigs. Read More

Three NatGas Rigs Pack It In During Week of Little Change

The U.S. land rig count retreated by three units during the week ending Sept. 16, according to Baker Hughes Inc. With the loss of one inland waters rig and the return of two offshore, the United States ended the week down two units at 506. Meanwhile, many of today's shale wells are getting long in tooth, Societe Generale said. Read More

Oklahoma Adds A Few During Week of Modest Rig Shuffling

The U.S. land rig count retreated by three units during the week ending Sept. 16, according to Baker Hughes Inc. With the loss of one inland waters rig and the return of two offshore, the United States ended the week down two units at 506. Meanwhile, many of today's shale wells are getting long in the tooth, Societe Generale said. Read More