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Rig Counts

US Oil, Gas Rig Count Rises for 14th Consecutive Month

For the month, drillers added 13 rigs, putting the count up for a 14th month in a row for the first time since July 2017, as rising oil prices have prompted drillers to return to the wellpad.

September 24, 2021

Highlights

Best of This Week’s Drilling Activity Highlights (Sept. 24, 2021)

Spraberry Field producers in the Midland Basin announced by Headington Energy plus Chesapeake Marcellus Shale completions in Pennsylvania’s Wyoming County and another Exxon Mobil Guyana discovery top this week’s oil and gas drilling activity highlights from around the world.

September 24, 2021

Exploration & Production

E&P Case Study: Using Edge Computing to Reduce Truck Runs by 80%

How an AI technology reduced site visits, operating costs and carbon emissions while increasing efficiencies and safety for an E&P operator.

September 24, 2021

Reservoir Evaluation

Geomechanics Company Educating Next Generation, Helping Bridge the Talent Gap

Keeping scientific and engineering experience and knowledge in place continues to be a challenge.

September 24, 2021

Field Development

Chevron-led Kazakh Venture Delays Expansion After COVID-19 Snags

Although this will incur additional expenditures, earlier savings are expected to keep the total project within the approved figure.

September 24, 2021

Business

Little-known Producers to Drive Projected US Oil Output Recovery

Little-known privately owned producers are set to lead the way on an expected 800,000 bbl/d increase in U.S. oil production next year.

September 24, 2021

Rig Counts

Chart: Eastern Rig Count as of September 24, 2021

Alabama. Florida, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Virginia and West Virginia

September 24, 2021

Rig Counts

Chart: Gulf Coast Rig Count as of September 24, 2021

Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas RRC Dist. 1, 2, 3, 4., 5, 6, inland, offshore

September 24, 2021

Rig Counts

Chart: Midcontinent, Permian Basin Rig Count as of September 24, 2021

Kansas, Oklahoma, Texas Dist. 7B, 7C, 8, 8A, 9, 10

September 24, 2021

Rig Counts

Chart: Western Rig Count as of September 24, 2021

California, Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, North Dakota, Utah and Wyoming

September 24, 2021