RigData Insights

Platts US Rig & Permit Count: August 23, 2018

  • Thursday, August 23, 2018
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As of August 23, 2018 the US rig count is 1,162, down 4 from previous week and up 97 year-over-year. The permit count is 790, down 63 from previous week and down 184 year-over-year.


Rig Breakout by Location

US Onshore:     1,128

US Offshore:            5

US Gulf of Mexico: 29


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