Rig Count

U.S. Drilling Total Slides on Drop in Natural Gas Activity

U.S. Drilling Total Slides on Drop in Natural Gas Activity

The U.S. natural gas rig count fell four units to 153 during the week ended Friday (July 1), offsetting a one-rig increase in the oil patch to drop the overall domestic tally three units to 750, the latest numbers from Baker Hughes Co. (BKR) show. The 750 active U.S. rigs as of Friday compares with…

July 1, 2022
Natural Gas Drilling Decline Drives U.S. Upstream Activity Lower in Latest Baker Count

Natural Gas Drilling Decline Drives U.S. Upstream Activity Lower in Latest Baker Count

A decline in natural gas-directed drilling saw the U.S. rig count fall three units to 750 for the week ended Friday (July 1), according to the latest figures from oilfield services provider Baker Hughes Co. (BKR). One oil-directed rig was added domestically for the week, while natural gas-directed rigs declined by four. The combined 750…

July 1, 2022
U.S. Natural Gas Drilling Up in Latest Baker Tally; Oil Count Surges

U.S. Natural Gas Drilling Up in Latest Baker Tally; Oil Count Surges

The U.S. natural gas rig count added three units to reach 157 for the week ended Friday (June 24), while a surge in oil-directed drilling lifted the combined domestic count 13 units higher to 753, the latest numbers from Baker Hughes Co. (BKR) show. Along with the three natural gas-directed rigs, domestic drilling gains for…

June 24, 2022
Surge in Oil Patch Lifts U.S. Drilling Tally by Double Digits in Latest Baker Count

Surge in Oil Patch Lifts U.S. Drilling Tally by Double Digits in Latest Baker Count

The U.S. rig count surged 13 units higher to 753 during the week ended Friday (June 24), driven by growth in the oil patch, the latest figures from oilfield services provider Baker Hughes Co. (BKR) show. Domestic drilling gains for the week included 10 oil-directed rigs and three natural gas-directed rigs. The 753 active U.S.…

June 24, 2022
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
U.S. Upstream Activity Ratchets Higher to 740 on Gains in Both Oil, Gas Drilling

U.S. Upstream Activity Ratchets Higher to 740 on Gains in Both Oil, Gas Drilling

The U.S. rig count climbed seven units to 740 during the week ended Friday (June 17) on a combination of gains in both oil- and natural gas-directed drilling, according to the latest numbers from Baker Hughes Co. (BKR). Four oil-directed rigs and three natural gas-directed rigs were added in the United States for the week,…

June 17, 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
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