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Platts US Rig & Permit Count: August 9, 2018

  • Monday, August 6, 2018
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S&P Global Platts Rig Counts by Top Play
 As of August 9, 2018 the US rig count is 1,157. There are 424 new rig locations in the US & Canada. The permit count is 924.


Rig Breakout by Location

US Onshore:     1,127

US Offshore:     9

US Gulf of Mexico: 21

Permit Breakout by Location

US Onshore:     914

US Offshore: 7

US Gulf of Mexico: 3


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