US offshore rig count remains at 21

Offshore staff

HOUSTON – The US offshore drilling rig count remains unchanged at 21 over last week and down eight rigs year over year, according to the Baker Hughes Weekly Rig Count of June 10, 2016.

The US Gulf of Mexico rig count also remains unchanged at 20 units, according to the report.

The overall US rig count, onshore and offshore, was up six week-over-week at 414, with oil rigs up three at 328, gas rigs up three to 85, and miscellaneous rigs unchanged at one.

Compared to this time last year, the overall US rig count is down 445 rigs, with oil rigs down 307, gas rigs down 136, and miscellaneous rigs down two.


Share your news with Offshore at

Did You Like this Article? Get All the Energy Industry News Delivered to Your Inbox

Subscribe to an email newsletter today at no cost and receive the latest news and information.

 Subscribe Now


The Time is Right for Optimum Reliability: Capital-Intensive Industries and Asset Performance Management

Imagine a plant that is no longer at risk of a random shutdown. Imagine not worrying about losing...

Going Digital: The New Normal in Oil & Gas

In this whitepaper you will learn how Keystone Engineering, ONGC, and Saipem are using software t...

Maximizing Operational Excellence

In a recent survey conducted by PennEnergy Research, 70% of surveyed energy industry professional...

Leveraging the Power of Information in the Energy Industry

Information Governance is about more than compliance. It’s about using your information to drive ...