U.S. Gas Rigs Up 28

Friday, July 28, 2000
The number of U.S. rigs searching for natural gas in the U.S. rose by 28 to 764, an all-time record high, while the number of rigs searching for oil fell by three to 210 during the week ending July 28, according to oil services firm Baker Hughes Inc. The number of rigs exploring for oil and gas in the United States rose by 25 to 975, compared with 602 active rigs in the U.S. in the year ago period.

In Canada, the number of rigs searching for oil and gas rose 13 to 319, compared with 239 a year ago. Meanwhile, in the Gulf of Mexico, the rig count rose five to 156, compared with 106 in the prior year.

The number of U.S. rigs exploring on land reached 795, while the number of rigs operating offshore was at 161. The number of rigs in inland water was at 19. There was one miscellaneous rig, unchanged from last week. There were 245 U.S. rigs exploring directionally, up six; 56 exploring horizontally, down two; and 674 exploring vertically, up 21. The states with the largest changes in their rig count were Oklahoma, which rose 22 to 108; and Louisiana, which rose by 11 to 218.

Maritime Reporter May 2015 Digital Edition
FREE Maritime Reporter Subscription
Latest Maritime News    rss feeds

Offshore

Two Hurt in Petrobras Platform Accident; Output Halted

Brazil's state-led oil company Petrobras was forced to stop output at its P-56 offshore oil production ship on Wednesday in the Marlim Sul field after an explosion

Dynamic Positioning Training Center Launched in Shanghai

C-MAR, an international marine and offshore services provider, and the Shanghai Maritime University (SMU) has officially launched the Dynamic Positioning training

US: South China Sea Reclamations Stoke Instability

China's land reclamation around reefs in the disputed South China Sea is undermining freedom and stability, and risks provoking tension that could even lead to conflict, U.

Finance

HSH Nordbank Looking to Split Off Bad Shipping Loans

HSH Nordbank AG, the world’s second-largest financier of ships, plans to split off a "bad bank" for non-performing shipping loans as part of a plan to create a sustainable business model,

Navios in Red, but Beats Estimates

Navios Maritime Holdings, vertically integrated seaborne shipping and Logistics Company, slumped to a loss in the Q1 although the result beat by $0.10 per share

Carrier Schedule Reliability Improves in April

Transport consultant Drewry’s Carrier Performance Insight (CPI) for April records 67.6%, up by 4.1 percentage improvement on the previous month in the aggregate

 
 
Maritime Standards Navigation Offshore Oil Pipelines Pod Propulsion Salvage Ship Repair Ship Simulators Sonar Winch
rss | archive | history | articles | privacy | 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: 0.1198 sec (8 req/sec)