Baker Hughes Announces August 2008 Rig Counts

Monday, September 08, 2008

 

Baker Hughes announced that the international rig count for August 2008 was 1,087, down 5 from the 1,092 counted in July 2008, and up 78 from the 1,009 counted in August 2007. The international offshore rig count for August 2008 was 292, down 20 from the 312 counted in July 2008 and up 12 from the 280 counted in August 2007.

The rig count for August 2008 was 1987, up 55 from the 1,932 counted in July 2008 and up 183 from the 1,804 counted in August 2007. The Canadian rig count for August 2008 was 449, up 37 from the 412 counted in July 2008 and up 106 from the 343 counted in August 2007.

The worldwide rig count for August 2008 was 3,523, up 87 from the 3,436 counted in July 2008 and up 367 from the 3,156 counted in August 2007.

 



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