Friday, September 17, 2010

U.S. Rig Count: +7 to 1,661

The weekly Baker Hughes rig count showed a seven rig increase to bring the national total of working rigs to 1,661.  Working oil rigs increased by seven to 670, while gas rigs decreased by two to 982.  Miscellaneo rigs were down two to nine.  By type, vertical rigs increased by 15 and horizontal rigs increased by one, while directional rigs decreased by nine.

In the Haynesville Shale region, inclusive of other formations, the rig count decreased by two to 200.  The count dropped by three in north Louisiana to 135 and increased by one in east Texas to 65.

Detailed Haynesville Shale rig counts and maps should be available Sunday.

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