Rig Counts

Rig Counts , Unconventional

Hart Energy Unconventional Activity Tracker (Week of July 12, 2021)

U.S. energy firms added oil and natural gas rigs for a second week in a row as oil prices recently rose to their highest since October 2018.

July 12, 2021

Rig Counts , Shale Plays

US Drillers Add Oil, Gas Rigs for Second Consecutive Week

U.S. energy firms added oil and natural gas rigs for a second week in a row as oil prices recently rose to their highest since Oct. 2018, prompting some drillers to return to the wellpad.

July 9, 2021

Rig Counts , Unconventional , Shale Plays

Hart Energy Unconventional Activity Tracker (Week of July 5, 2021)

The increase in oil and gas rigs during the second quarter was led by the Anadarko, Permian and Williston basins.

July 6, 2021

Rig Counts , Unconventional , Shale Plays

Hart Energy Unconventional Activity Tracker (Week of June 28, 2021)

The most significant week-over-week change to the U.S. rig count occurred in the Anadarko Basin with the addition of nine rigs bringing the basin’s total to 41, according to Enverus.

June 28, 2021

Rig Counts , Shale Plays

US Oil, Gas Rig Count Holds Steady

The oil and gas rig count, an early indicator of future output, was steady at 470 in the week to June 25, Baker Hughes Co. data show.

June 25, 2021

Rig Counts , Unconventional , Shale Plays

Hart Energy Unconventional Activity Tracker (Week of June 21, 2021)

While operators in the Rockies unconventional plays added to the U.S. rig count this past week, the Eagle Ford Shale lost 10 rigs. Meanwhile, the Permian Basin RRC Dist. 7C lost four rigs and Dist. 8 added five.

June 21, 2021

Rig Counts , Shale Plays

US Oil Rig Count Hits Highest Level Since April 2020

U.S. oil rigs rose eight to 373 this week, while gas rigs rose one to 97, according to Baker Hughes.

June 18, 2021

Rig Counts , Unconventional , Shale Plays

Hart Energy Unconventional Activity Tracker (Week of June 14, 2021)

The Williston Basin hit a 2021 high of 20 active rigs this past week, according to Enverus analysis of the U.S. oil and gas rig count.

June 14, 2021

Rig Counts

US Drillers Add Rigs as Oil Prices Increase

The oil and gas rig count rose five to 461 in the week to June 11, its highest since April 2020, Baker Hughes Co. said June 11.

June 11, 2021

Rig Counts , Unconventional , Shale Plays

Hart Energy Unconventional Activity Tracker (Week of June 7, 2021)

The largest increases by basin occurred in the Permian Basin, where eight rigs were added. Meanwhile, the Williston Basin added five rigs and reached a 2021 high of 19.

June 7, 2021