US Gulf of Mexico drilling rig count holds steady for sixth week in a row

The US Gulf of Mexico rig count remained unchanged for the sixth week in a row according to the latest Baker Hughes weekly rig count.

Offshore staff

HOUSTON – The US Gulf of Mexico rig count remained unchanged for the sixth week in a row, holding steady at 21, according to the Baker Hughes Weekly Rig Count of July 14, 2017. That number (21) is also the same as it was at this time last year.

The overall US offshore drilling rig count also remained steady, mirroring the US GoM rig count at 21. That number is down by one year-over-year.

The overall US rig count, onshore and offshore, also remained unchanged at 952, with oil rigs up by two to 765, gas rigs down by two to 187, and miscellaneous rigs unchanged at zero.

Compared to this time last year, the overall US rig count is up by 505, with oil rigs up by 408, gas rigs up by 98, and miscellaneous rigs down by one.

07/17/2017

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