RigData Insights

Platts US Rig & Permit Count: July 27, 2018

  • Monday, July 30, 2018
  • Posted By Greg Tsichlis

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As of July 27, 2018 the US rig count is 1,199, up 35 from the previous week.  There are 40 rigs waiting to spud.  There are 442 new rig locations in the US & Canada. The permit count is 862 down 28 from the previous week.


Rig Breakout by Location

US Onshore:     1,152

US Inland Water: 8

US Offshore: 39


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