Baker Hughes: US Oil Rig Count Up 6 since Nov. 19 to 467
11/24 12:29 PM
Baker Hughes: US Oil Rig Count Up 6 since Nov. 19 to 467 CRANBURY, N.J. (DTN) -- The number of active rigs drilling for oil increased for the fifth week through today, Baker Hughes reported this afternoon, up six to 467, the highest the U.S. oil rig count has been since early April 2020. Oil producers have added 24 rigs over the past five weeks, and 46 so far in the fourth quarter, with the number of active rigs up 226 from the comparable week a year ago. The U.S. natural gas rig count was unchanged at 102, up 25 year-on-year. In Canada, oil producers deployed four rigs this week and now have 106 in operation, up 68 from year prior. The number of active rigs drilling for natural gas in Canada was unchanged on the week at 65, up one from year ago. (c) Copyright 2021 DTN, LLC. All rights reserved.