Oil Rig Count

August 10, 2018 - 6:54 pm
The number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. has jumped by 13 this week to 1,057. At this time a year ago there were 949 active rigs. Houston oilfield services company Baker Hughes reported Friday that 869 rigs drilled for oil this week and 186 for gas. Two were listed as...
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Dreamstime
February 23, 2018 - 6:51 pm
The number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. increased by three this week to 978. That exceeds the 754 rigs that were active this time a year ago. Houston oilfield services company Baker Hughes reported Friday that 799 rigs drilled for oil this week and 179 for gas. Among major...
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Dreamstime
February 09, 2018 - 1:04 pm
The number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. increased by 29 this week to 975. That exceeds the 741 rigs that were active this time a year ago; 791 rigs drilled for oil this week and 184 for gas. Among major oil- and gas-producing states, Texas increased by 14 rigs, North Dakota...
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Dreamstime
May 12, 2017 - 9:01 pm
HOUSTON (AP) -€” The number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. rose by eight this week to 885. A year ago, only 406 rigs were active amid a slump in energy prices. Houston oilfield services company Baker Hughes Inc. said Friday that 712 rigs sought oil and 172 explored for...
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