Hart Energy's exclusive rig counts measure drilling intensity. They exclude units classified as rigging up or rigging down, and also exclude rigs drilling injection wells, disposal wells or geothermal wells. They are designed to offer the most accurate picture of what is actually occurring in the field.
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
Companies added two oil rigs in the week to Feb. 14, bringing the total count to 678, energy services firm Baker Hughes Co. said in its weekly report.
The oilfield service provider’s rig count averaged 123 in the fourth quarter down from 183 rigs last year, due to a decrease in drilling activity early in the fourth quarter.