Drilling Rigs Activity Report – July 1, 2016

CALGARY, AB (BHI Rig Count) – RigER presents North America Drilling Rigs Activity Report – July 1, 2016.

Rig Count: U.S. +10 to 431 rigs, Canada unchanged at 76 rigs



Canadian Drilling Rigs Activity Report

Canadian Rig Count is up 34 rig from last month to 76,
with oil rigs up 22 to 35, gas rigs up 12 at 40, and miscellaneous rigs up 1 at 1.


Active Drilling Rigs in Western Canada



Active Land Drilling Rigs By Province

Western Canadian Land Rigs Count is down 2 rig to 33:
Alberta – 46
British Columbia – 5
Manitoba – 0
Saskatchewan – 22



Canadian Drilling Season: This Year vs Previous Years

Canadian Rig Count is down 63 rigs from last year’s count of 139,
with oil rigs down 37, gas rigs down 27, and miscellaneous rigs up 1.


Canadian Oil and Gas Drilling Rigs

Current Oil / Gas split in Canada is  46% / 52%.2016-07-01_RigER_WR4-CAN_Oil_Gas_Drilling_Rigs_Activity_Report




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U.S. Drilling Rigs Activity Report

U.S. Rig Count is up 10 rigs from last week to 431,
with oil rigs up 11 to 341, gas rigs down 1 to 89, and miscellaneous rigs unchanged at 1.




Texas has 46% of US Drilling Activity

U.S. Active Drilling Rig By States

Texas – 198

Oklahoma – 58
Louisiana – 42
North Dakota – 26
Colorado – 19

New Mexico – 19
Pennsylvania – 13
Ohio – 12
West Virginia – 11
Alaska – 8

Wyoming – 7
California – 5
Utah – 4
Kansas – 2
Illinois – 2

Mississippi – 1
Kentucky – 1
Alabama – 1
Hawaii – 1
Indiana – 1
Nebraska – 1

Active Drilling Rigs in Next 10 States (after Texas)


U.S. Rig Count is down 431 rigs from last year’s count of 862,
with oil rigs down 299, gas rigs down 130, and miscellaneous rigs down 2.

US Oil / Gas Split

Current Oil / Gas split in USA is 79% / 21%.


RigER providing 
Drilling Rigs Activity Reports as an information service to the oilfield service industry.

Oilfield service and equipment rentals demand directly depends on Drilling Rigs Activity.


The Drilling Rigs Activity Reports are an important business barometer for the drilling industry, oilfield service, rentals and its suppliers.
When drilling rigs are active, they consume products and services produced by the oil service industry.
The active rig count acts as a leading indicator of demand for products used in drilling, completing, producing and processing hydrocarbons.

Industries usually measure economic impact by approximating a dollar value to represent their purchasing power.
The oil and gas industry measures economic impact by counting active rigs.
A drilling rig requires many oilfield support services to drill a well.
And after the well is complete, other oilfield services go to work to bring the well into production and to maintain it.
Rig utilization is the percentage of active rigs. In Canada, rig utilization has a distinct annual cycle.

Additional information on the rig count is available on
Baker Hughes Incorporated Rig Count website at www.bakerhughes.com/rigcount.

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