Kansas, Oklahoma, Texas Dist. 7B, 7C, 8, 8A, 9, 10
The largest change to the U.S. rig count in the last week was in the Anadarko Basin, where six rigs were added—all additions came from previously inactive companies firing up a rig.
The Khaleej al-Bahrain field is estimated to contain at least 80 billion barrels of tight (shale) oil.
The largest week-over-week increase was in the Gulf Coast, where eight new rigs were added, primarily in the Eagle Ford Shale, according to Enverus.
With the Platero investigative project, Exxon Mobil becomes the second company to begin a fracking pilot project in Colombia, after majority state-owned oil company Ecopetrol.