Drilling

Natural Gas Drilling Tally Up Three; Oil Activity Also Climbs

Natural Gas Drilling Tally Up Three; Oil Activity Also Climbs

The U.S. natural gas rig count rose three units to finish at 154 for the week ended Friday (June 17), while another round of oil drilling gains helped push the combined domestic tally seven units higher to 740, updated numbers from Baker Hughes Co. (BKR) show. Four oil-directed rigs were added alongside the three natural…

June 17, 2022
Natural Gas Upstream Activity Flat in U.S. as Canadian Oil Drilling Surges

Natural Gas Upstream Activity Flat in U.S. as Canadian Oil Drilling Surges

The U.S. natural gas rig count held steady at 151 during the week ended Friday (June 10), while an uptick in oil-directed drilling lifted the combined U.S. tally six units to 733, updated numbers from Baker Hughes Co. (BKR) show. Domestically, gains of five land-directed rigs and two rigs in inland waters were partially offset…

June 10, 2022
Permian, Eagle Ford Lead Gains in Oil Patch as U.S. Drilling Numbers Rise in Latest Tally

Permian, Eagle Ford Lead Gains in Oil Patch as U.S. Drilling Numbers Rise in Latest Tally

The U.S. rig count climbed six units to reach 733 during the week ended Friday (June 10), bolstered by growth in the Permian Basin and Eagle Ford Shale, the latest numbers from Baker Hughes Co. (BKR) show. Total natural gas-directed rigs were unchanged domestically for the week, while oil-directed rigs increased by six. Gains of…

June 10, 2022
Natural Gas Drilling Steady in U.S. as Oil Count Rises in Canada

Natural Gas Drilling Steady in U.S. as Oil Count Rises in Canada

The U.S. natural gas rig count went unchanged at 151 during the week ended Friday (June 3) amid minor regional adjustments to domestic upstream activity levels, while the Canadian oil count soared, the latest figures from Baker Hughes Co. (BKR) show. Both oil- and natural gas-directed drilling totals were unchanged in the United States for…

June 3, 2022
U.S. Drilling Activity Levels Steady in Latest Baker Count

U.S. Drilling Activity Levels Steady in Latest Baker Count

Amid some minor adjustments to drilling totals at the regional level, including a small downtick in the Haynesville Shale, the overall U.S. rig count finished the week ended Friday (June 3) unchanged at 727, according to the latest tally from Baker Hughes Co. (BKR). Both oil- and natural gas-directed drilling totals were unchanged domestically for…

June 3, 2022
Natural Gas Drilling Sees Small Increase, but GOM Activity Drops in Latest Baker Count

Natural Gas Drilling Sees Small Increase, but GOM Activity Drops in Latest Baker Count

The U.S. natural gas rig count rose one unit to 151 for the week ended Friday (May 27), while a drop in the Gulf of Mexico (GOM) count helped send the combined domestic tally one unit lower overall to 727, according to the latest numbers from Baker Hughes Co. (BKR). Total GOM rigs fell two…

May 27, 2022
U.S. Drilling Activity Eases Lower on Drop in GOM Count, BKR Data Show

U.S. Drilling Activity Eases Lower on Drop in GOM Count, BKR Data Show

A decline in Gulf of Mexico (GOM) drilling activity helped ease the U.S. rig count one unit lower to 727 for the week ended Friday (May 27), updated figures from oilfield services provider Baker Hughes Co. (BKR) show. Total GOM rigs fell two units to 15 for the period, while land drilling increased by one…

May 27, 2022
Natural Gas Drilling Steady in U.S. as Texas Leads Surge in Oil Patch

Natural Gas Drilling Steady in U.S. as Texas Leads Surge in Oil Patch

The U.S. natural gas rig count climbed one unit to 150 for the week ended Friday (May 20), while Texas led a surge in oil drilling that lifted the combined U.S. tally 14 units higher to 728, according to the latest figures from Baker Hughes Co. (BKR). Alongside the one natural gas-directed rig, 13 oil-directed…

May 20, 2022
Big Surge in Texas Drilling Leads U.S. Upstream Oil and Gas Activity Higher

Big Surge in Texas Drilling Leads U.S. Upstream Oil and Gas Activity Higher

A big surge in oil-directed drilling, headlined by gains in the Permian Basin and Eagle Ford Shale, helped lift the U.S. rig count 14 units higher to 728 during the week ended Friday (May 20), according to the latest figures published by Baker Hughes Co. (BKR). Thirteen oil-directed rigs were added in the United States…

May 20, 2022
Calgary’s Headwater Riding Oil, Natural Gas Growth Wave, with Capital Jumping 59%

Calgary’s Headwater Riding Oil, Natural Gas Growth Wave, with Capital Jumping 59%

Headwater Exploration Inc. plans to boost its average daily output 33% by the end of this year, the Calgary-based independent said. “Our business continues to evolve with a very strong growth outlook for the foreseeable future,” management said in the earnings report for the first quarter. The producer reported 1Q2022 average output of 12,414 boe/d,…

May 20, 2022