As of February 24, the number of oil and natural gas drilling rigs operating in the USA decreased by 7 units in the last week to 753.
According to the report shared by Baker Hughes with ForeksHaber via e-mail, the number of oil and natural gas rigs increased by 103 compared to the same period last year.
In the USA, 734 of the drilling rigs were located on land, 17 in open waters and 2 in inland waters. While the number of drilling rigs on land decreased by 7 compared to the previous week, the number of drilling rigs in open waters did not change.
While the number of oil drilling rigs in the country decreased by 7 to 600, the number of natural gas drilling rigs remained unchanged at 151. The number of natural gas and oil joint drilling rigs has not changed and has been announced as 2 units.
693 of the drilling rigs in the country are horizontal (Herizontal), 44 of them are directional
(Directional), 16 of them were announced as vertical (Vertical).
While the number of rigs remained unchanged at 370 in Texas, the largest oil production center, it decreased by 2 to 106 in New Mexico, one of the other major centers.
In the Permian region, which is the largest energy basin, the number of towers increased by 1 to 353.
-Canada and the Gulf of Mexico.
In the same week, the number of drilling rigs in Canada decreased by 4 to 244. The number of drilling rigs increased by 20 compared to the same period last year.
The number of oil rigs in the country decreased by 5 to 158, while the number of natural gas rigs increased by one to 86.
The number of drilling rigs in the Gulf of Mexico remained unchanged at 17, while in the whole of North America it decreased by 11 to 997.