Rig Count

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
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
Natural Gas Rig Count Climbs as U.S. Drilling Activity Continues to Rise

Natural Gas Rig Count Climbs as U.S. Drilling Activity Continues to Rise

The U.S. natural gas rig count rose three units to 149 for the week ended Friday (May 13), while rising numbers in the oil patch rounded out another week of healthy gains for domestic drilling activity, the latest numbers from Baker Hughes Co. (BKR) show. Six oil-directed rigs were added along with the three natural…

May 13, 2022
Both Oil, Gas Drilling Numbers Rise as Steady Ascent for U.S. Drilling Tally Continues

Both Oil, Gas Drilling Numbers Rise as Steady Ascent for U.S. Drilling Tally Continues

With gains spread across both natural gas- and oil-directed drilling, the U.S. rig count continued its upward climb during the week ended Friday (May 13), adding nine units to reach 714, according to the latest tally from Baker Hughes Co. (BKR). Six oil-directed rigs and three natural gas-directed rigs were added in the United States…

May 13, 2022
Two Natural Gas Rigs Added in U.S. as GOM Activity Rises

Two Natural Gas Rigs Added in U.S. as GOM Activity Rises

The U.S. natural gas rig count rose two units to 146 for the week ended Friday (May 6), while the Gulf of Mexico (GOM) added three rigs to raise its tally to 16, according to updated figures published by Baker Hughes Co. (BKR). Including the addition of five oil-directed rigs, the combined domestic rig count…

May 6, 2022
U.S. Drilling Totals Rise Amid Notable Bump in GOM Activity

U.S. Drilling Totals Rise Amid Notable Bump in GOM Activity

Including expanded activity in the Gulf of Mexico (GOM), the U.S. rig count rose seven units to 705 for the week ended Friday (May 6), according to the latest tally from Baker Hughes Co. (BKR). Five oil-directed rigs and two natural gas-directed rigs were added in the United States for the week, putting the combined…

May 6, 2022