Saturday, September 24, 2011

U.S. Rig Count: +6 to 1,991

The weekly Baker Hughes rig count showed a six rig increase, bringing the total U.S. working rig count to 1,991.  Oil rigs were up nine to 1,071, gas rigs held at 912 and miscellaneous rigs were down three to eight.  By type, horizontal rigs were up three to 1,140, vertical rigs were up two to 609 and directional rigs were up one to 242.

In the Haynesville region, inclusive of other formations, the rig count was down one to 139, with a four rig decrease in north Louisiana to 82 and a three rig increase in east Texas to 57.

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