Baker Hughes announces April 2012 rig counts

Source: Baker Hughes

Baker Hughes Incorporated (NYSE:BHI) announced today that the international rig count for April 2012 was 1,178, down 14 from the 1,192 counted in March 2012, and up 49 from the 1,129 counted in April 2011. The international offshore rig count for April 2012 was 299, down 4 from the 303 counted in March 2012 and up 6 from the 293 counted in April 2011.

The average U.S. rig count for April 2012 was 1,961, down 18 from the 1,979 counted in March 2012 and up 171 from the 1,790 counted in April 2011. The average Canadian rig count for April 2012 was 158, down 334 from the 492 counted in March 2012 and down 25 from the 183 counted in April 2011.

The worldwide rig count for April 2012 was 3,297, down 366 from the 3,663 counted in March 2012 and up 195 from the 3,102 counted in April 2011.

April 2012 Rotary Rig Counts



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