Baker Hughes: June 1 U.S. Rig Counts Up 15.7% Year/Year

According to the June 1, 2018 Baker Hughes rig count, the U.S. accounted for 1,060 active rigs, up 144 from 916 or 15.7% from a rig count on June 2, 2017.

Baker-Hughes noted that the 1,060 total was comprised of 929 horizontal rigs, 66 vertical rigs and 65 directional rigs.

Baker Hughes has issued the rotary rig counts as a service to the petroleum industry since 1944, when Hughes Tool began weekly counts of U.S. and Canadian drilling activity.

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