Baker Hughes: June 22 U.S. Rig Counts Up 11.8% Year/Year

According to the June 22, 2018 Baker Hughes rig count, the U.S. accounted for 1,052 active rigs, up 111 from 941, or 11.8%, from a rig count on June 23, 2017.

Baker-Hughes noted that the 1,052 total was comprised of 930 horizontal rigs, 60 vertical rigs and 62 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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