Rig Counts

Rig Counts

US Drillers Add Most Oil and Gas Rigs in a Quarter Since 2017

The oil and gas rig count, an early indicator of future output, rose 3 to 351 in the week to Dec. 30, energy services firm Baker Hughes Co. said in its closely followed report.

December 30, 2020

Rig Counts , Unconventional , Shale Plays

Hart Energy Unconventional Activity Tracker (Week of Dec. 28, 2020)

The U.S. rig count fell slightly during the past week with the biggest loss in the Permian and Appalachian basins. Increases did occur in the Anadarko Basin, which added five rigs, and the Williston Basin, which added two.

December 28, 2020

Rig Counts , Unconventional , Shale Plays

Hart Energy Unconventional Activity Tracker (Week of Dec. 21, 2020)

According to Enverus Rig Analytics, the rig count is up 8% in the last month but down 52% year-over-year. The Permian added four rigs, while the Anadarko, D-J and Gulf Coast basins were each down one or two rigs week-over-week. The Appalachia Basin also added a rig.

December 21, 2020

Rig Counts

US Drillers Add Oil and Gas Rigs for Fourth Consecutive Week

The oil and gas rig count, an early indicator of future output, rose 8 to 346 in the week to Dec. 18, the highest since May, energy services firm Baker Hughes said in its closely followed report.

December 18, 2020

Rig Counts , Unconventional , Shale Plays

Hart Energy Unconventional Activity Tracker (Week of Dec. 14, 2020)

Another week of steady increases was reported for the past week’s U.S. rig count. According to Enverus Rig Analytics, the count is up 9% in the last month, but down 51% year-over-year, with no significant changes in major basins on the week.

December 14, 2020

Rig Counts

US Drillers Add Most Oil and Gas Rigs Since January

Oil and gas drillers began to return to the wellpad in August, after the number of operating rigs hit a record low of 244, according to Baker Hughes data going back to 1940.

December 11, 2020

Rig Counts , Unconventional , Shale Plays

Hart Energy Unconventional Activity Tracker (Week of Dec. 4, 2020)

Activity is up 14% in the last month, but down 51% year-over-year. According to Enverus, the positive gas outlook is likely drawing drillers back to gassier plays, such as Appalachia.

December 7, 2020

Rig Counts

US Drillers Add Oil, Gas Rigs for 11th Week

U.S. energy firms this week added oil and natural gas rigs for the 11th time in 12 weeks as producers return to the wellpad even as most are cutting spending this year and next.

December 4, 2020

Rig Counts , Unconventional , Shale Plays

Hart Energy Unconventional Activity Tracker (Week of Nov. 30, 2020)

The number of rigs operating in the U.S. rose for the 10th straight week after hitting a record low in August.

November 30, 2020

Rig Counts

US Drillers Add Oil, Gas Rigs for Fourth Month

U.S. energy firms added oil and natural gas rigs this week, boosting the oil count for the fourth month in a row as producers return to the wellpad with crude prices mostly trading over $40 a barrel since mid June.

November 25, 2020