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
Rig count is up 13% in the last month. The most significant weekly rig increases by major basin were in the Permian (up four to 129), Gulf Coast (up four to 31) and Appalachia (up three to 35).
The oil and gas rig count, an early indicator of future output, rose for the fifth week in a row, increasing 13 to 282 in the week to Oct. 16, energy services firm Baker Hughes Co. said in its closely followed report on Oct.16.
Since the week-over-week rig count from Sept. 30, the total tally of oil and gas rigs operating has increased by 17. According to Enverus, the rig count is up 12% in the last month, but down 64% in the last year.
U.S. rig count has stabilized around 300 operating rigs since end of May with every region seeing an increase during the third quarter except the Northeast.