Baker: US Oil Rig Count Dips 1, Gas Rigs Up 4 on Week
1/21 12:31 PM
Baker: US Oil Rig Count Dips 1, Gas Rigs Up 4 on Week OAKHURST, N.J. (DTN) -- The number of active rigs drilling for oil through the week ended today eased one to 491, Baker Hughes reported this afternoon, with the number of active rigs 202 higher than the comparable week in 2021. The U.S. natural gas rig count increased by four to 113, up 25 year-on-year, according to the data. In Canada, oil producers again increased the number of rigs in operation, with the count up 13 to 134 as of today. The number of oil rigs versus a year ago is up 38, according to the Baker Hughes. Baker reports the number of active rigs drilling for natural gas in Canada rose by eight to 78, up two from year ago. (c) Copyright 2022 DTN, LLC. All rights reserved.