Kansas, Oklahoma, Texas Dist. 7B, 7C, 8, 8A, 9, 10
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.
Companies added six oil rigs in the week to Aug. 16, the biggest increase since April, bringing the total count to 770, Baker Hughes, a GE company, said in its weekly report.
Drillers cut six oil rigs in the week to Aug. 2, bringing down the total count to 770, the lowest since February 2018, Baker Hughes, a GE company, said in its weekly report.