North American Rig Count Up

Friday, October 20, 2000
The number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in North America rose by 23 during the week ending October 20, because of a gain of 14 in Canada and helped by an increase of nine in the United States, according to oil services firm Baker Hughes Inc. The number of rigs operating in the United States rose by nine to 1054 compared to 750 a year ago, while the number of rigs in Canada rose by 14 to 352, compared with last year's 292, according to Baker Hughes. In the U.S. Gulf of Mexico, the number of rigs searching for oil and gas rose by 10 to 147. The number of U.S. rigs searching for gas rose by eight to 844, while the number of rigs searching for oil rose by one to 210. There were no miscellaneous rigs, unchanged from last week. The number of U.S. rigs exploring on land reached 889, while the number of rigs operating offshore rose by 10 to 151. The number of rigs in inland water fell by two to 14. There were 237 U.S. rigs exploring directionally, up 12; 63 exploring horizontally, up four; and 754 exploring vertically, down seven. The states with the largest changes in their rig count were Oklahoma, which fell by seven to 123, and Louisiana, which rose seven to 213.
Maritime Reporter February 2015 Digital Edition
FREE Maritime Reporter Subscription
Latest Maritime News    rss feeds

Offshore

New Floating Installation Concept for Offshore Wind

Conquest Offshore, together with deugro Denmark A/S, has developed an installation system for monopiles and transition pieces, supported by Temporary Works Design (TWD) and Barge Master.

Royal IHC Merges Four Units into IHC IQIP

Royal IHC (IHC) has integrated four of its business units – IHC Hydrohammer, IHC Handling Systems, IHC Sea Steel and IHC Fundex Equipment – into one new organization,

Statoil: Johan Castberg, Snorre 2040 Timelines Changed

The licensees in the Johan Castberg and Snorre 2040 licences have decided to spend more time on the projects. “Castberg and Snorre 2040 are two major and important projects in our portfolio,

 
 
Maritime Careers / Shipboard Positions Maritime Security Maritime Standards Naval Architecture Offshore Oil Pod Propulsion Salvage Ship Electronics Ship Simulators Shipbuilding / Vessel Construction
rss | archive | history | articles | privacy | terms and conditions | contributors | top maritime news | about us | copyright | maritime magazines
maritime security news | shipbuilding news | maritime industry | shipping news | maritime reporting | workboats news | ship design | maritime business

Time taken: 0.1232 sec (8 req/sec)