The number of rigs running in the U.S. rose by eight in the last week with the Appalachian and Permian basins experiencing the largest week-over-week increases, gaining three rigs each, according to Enverus Rig Analytics.

Overall, the rig count is up 7% on the month and up 104% on the year. The most active counties as of Aug. 11 are Lea (41) and Eddy (32) in New Mexico and Martin (30), Midland (23), Loving (20) and Reeves (20) in Texas.

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