The U.S. rig count rose 3% in the last month with 19 rigs added in the Permian Basin alone, and several operators are planning to drill for more gas.
U.S. oil rigs held at 467 this week, which was also their highest since April 2020, while gas rigs were unchanged at 102 for a fourth week in a row.
Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas RRC Dist. 1, 2, 3, 4., 5, 6, inland, offshore
Kansas, Oklahoma, Texas Dist. 7B, 7C, 8, 8A, 9, 10
The largest week-over-week gains to the U.S. rig count occurred in the Gulf Coast and the Anadarko Basin. Meanwhile, the Permian had the largest loss at seven rigs.
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U.S. oil rigs rose seven to 461 this week, while gas rigs were steady at 102, according to Baker Hughes data.
The Permian Basin had the largest week-over-week gain, adding five rigs. Meanwhile, the Anadarko Basin had the largest loss, dropping five rigs.