U.S. Rig Count Summary

U.S., Canada Rig Decline Copies Last Week's

Perhaps the rate of decline in operating rotary drilling rigs is leveling off if data for the week ending Thursday April 2 is any indication. Declines in the United States and Canada were about the same in the last two rig counts. Read More

Rigs Still Departing, But Not Quite in Such A Hurry

If a CEO throws a drill bit out his office window -- and who knows, these days one might -- it will fall at an increasing rate dictated by the acceleration of gravity. Galileo figured that out. Rig counts fall, too, but unlike any drill bit thrown in exasperation, their pace of descent can slow. Read More