Friday, January 28, 2011

U.S. Rig Count: +19 to 1,732

The weekly Baker Hughes rig count showed a 19 rig increase, bringing the total number of working rigs in the U.S. to 1,732.  This week, there were net 11 new oil rigs (809), seven new gas rigs (913) and one new miscellaneous rig (10).  By type, there were eight new vertical rigs, seven new horizontal rigs and four new directional rigs.

In the Haynesville Shale region, inclusive of other formations, the rig count was up four to 177.  Louisiana (117) held steady while Texas (60) increased by four.

Look for the detailed Haynesville Shale rig count late this afternoon/early evening.

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