Offshore US rig count drops by two

Offshore staff

HOUSTON – The U.S. Offshore rig count is 31, down 2 rigs from last week, and down 35 rigs year over year.

The Baker Hughes Inc. total U.S. rig count is down 16 rigs from the past week to 848, with oil rigs down 10 to 652, gas rigs down 6 to 196, and miscellaneous rigs unchanged at 0.

The total U.S. rig count is down 1,083 rigs from last year at 1,931, with oil rigs down 940, gas rigs down 142, and miscellaneous rigs down 1.

BHI has reported the Canadian rig count to be down 2 rigs from the prior week to 185, with oil rigs down 8 to 70, and gas rigs up 6 to 115.

The total Canadian rig count is down 220 rigs from last year at 405, with oil rigs down 152, and gas rigs down 68.


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