Over view of Rig Count as on 17th November, 2017
The 8 Numbers of active drilling rigs jumped up for the second straight week, exclusively to those seeking natural gas in contrast with last week where all the rigs were added to shale fields, drilling for crude oil. Rig count is showing small signs of growth after continuous fall through out.
The U.S has added 8 rig machines, coming to 915 while Canadians added 5 rig machines to 208, both together 1123 rigs are into operation in North America, compared to 772 rigs in place a year back. 21 rigs are into operation in the Gulf of Mexico with an additional rigs of 3 from last week, Compared to 23nos a year ago. Louisiana, Ohio, Texas, Utah, added 4,1,7,1 rigs respectively. 20 Rigs were added to the International market and summed up to the total count of 951 nos. Which increased 31 nos from the last count in the month of Oct, 2017.