US oil rig count up by 2 to 289 - Baker Hughes

Friday, 22. January 2021 19:00

The number of oil rigs in the United States increased by 2 to 289 in the week ending January 22 compared to the previous week, according to the Baker Hughes weekly rig count released on Friday.

Meanwhile, the number of US gas rigs rose by 3 to 88 during the same week to bring the total number of rigs in the country to 378 with 1 miscellaneous rig. Compared to the same period a year earlier, the number of oil rigs fell by 387.

In Canada, the number of rigs increased by 11 to 172. The number of oil rigs in Canada rose by 6 to 96 and the number of gas rigs climbed by 5 to 76. Canada's oil rig count was down by 58 compared to the same period in 2020.

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