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Rig Count Summary for June 2018

  • Thursday, July 5, 2018
  • Posted By Greg Tsichlis

 

U.S. Onshore Rig Count Gains 1% 
While U.S. Inland Waters and Gulf of Mexico Continue to Fluctuate

HOUSTON (July 9, 2018)  S&P Global Platts Analytics, today announced  the total U.S. rig count for June 2018 was 1,163, down 1 (-0%) from May 2018, and up 108 (+10%) from June 2017. This rig count includes U.S. onshore, U.S. inland waters, and U.S. offshore Gulf of Mexico drilling rigs.

  • June U.S. land rig count: 1,120, up 9 (+1%) from the previous month and up 111 (+11%) from June 2017
  • June U.S. inland waters and Gulf of Mexico rig count: 43, down 10 (-19%) from the previous month and down 3 (-7%) from June 2017

S&P Global Platts U.S. Rig Counts

Jun 2018

May 2018

Month over Month Change

% Change

 

Jun 2017

Variance Year over Year (YOY)

YOY % Variance

Colorado

36

34

2

6%

 

41

-5

-12%

Louisiana

39

44

-5

-11%

 

50

-11

-22%

New Mexico

99

91

8

9%

 

60

39

65%

North Dakota

57

54

3

6%

 

53

4

8%

Oklahoma

148

144

4

3%

 

141

7

5%

Texas

576

566

10

2%

 

500

76

15%

Rest of U.S. Land

165

178

-13

-7%

 

164

1

1%

U.S. Land Subtotal

1,120

1,111

9

1%

 

1,009

111

11%

U.S. Inland Waters

8

14

-6

-43%

 

11

-3

-27%

U.S. Gulf of Mexico

35

39

-4

-10%

 

35

0

0%

U.S. Inland and Gulf of Mexico

43

53

-10

-19%

 

46

-3

-7%

Total U.S. Rig Count

1,163

1,164

-1

0%

 

1,055

108

10%

 

CONTACT

Kathleen Tanzy, + 1 917 331 4607, kathleen.tanzy@spglobal.com; Gregory Tsichlis, + 817 616 2081, greg.tsichlis@spglobal.com

EMEA: Arnaud Humblot +44 207 176 6685, arnaud.humblot@spglobal.com  and Alex Brog +44 207 176 7645, alex.brog@spglobal.com
Singapore: Platts (platts@ryancommunication.com)

 

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For more upstream oil and gas news, data and analytics including production and completion data please contact Greg.Tsichlis@spglobal.com

​Additional reports for oilfield services and the upstream marketplace:

LOCATION DATA 
To see a full state by state breakout plus inland water and offshore Gulf of Mexico call 800-371-0083 and ask about the Platts RigData Location & Operators report.  Along with additional details on U.S. land, inland water ways and the Gulf of Mexico offshore rig counts you can also receive details on the operators and drillers driving this activity.

PERMIT DATA
​For detailed permit data including the operator filing the permit with complete contact information check out Platts RigData Permits & Players . Email CustomerService@rigdata.com or call 800-371-0083 for a sample report.

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