Rig and permit count for the U.S. as of September 6, 2018
Private independents are emulating the large E&P's and are growing their market share
Transportation bottlenecks slow drilling in key plays
The week ending August 23, 2018 rig and permit count for the U.S.
All signs point to US rig count growth in the second half of 2018 but at a slower pace then 1H.