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Active Drilling Rigs December 2015

December 7, 2015

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U.S. Active Drilling Rigs December 2015

Bakken Total: 60 
Montana: 0
North Dakota: 60
South Dakota: 0
Rocky Mountain Total: 93 
Colorado: 27
New Mexico: 40
Utah: 4
Wyoming: 22
Central Plains Total: 98
Arkansas: 4
Kansas: 10
Oklahoma: 84
Gulf States Total: 43
Alabama: 0
Louisiana North: 29
Louisiana South: 7
Mississippi: 7
Texas Total: 330
Texas RRC
District 1: 33
District 2: 38
District 3: 21
District 4: 16
District 5: 6
District 6: 19
District 7B: 2
District 7C: 28
District 8: 134
District 8A: 17
District 9: 4
District 10: 12
Marcellus Total: 62
Ohio: 19
Pennsylvania: 29
West Virginia: 14
*Data from December 4, 2015 RigData Report

Drillers

There was no change in the top ten drillers from last month’s report. All ten of them drilled more feet and started more wells. – Combined for the top ten drillers, there was more than 2 million more feet drilled and more than 900 more wells started compared to the previous month.
*Data through 12/01/2015

Top 10 Drillers

Rank Company Footage Drilled Well Starts
1 Helmerich & Payne, Inc. 41,231,034 3,584
2 Patterson-UTI Drilling Company, LLC 24,799,848 2,101
3 Nabors Industries, Ltd. 20,713,528 2,128
4 Precision Drilling Trust 8,568,012 870
5 Ensign Energy Services, Inc. 8,513,074 1,117
6 Seventy Seven Energy, Inc. 7,471,100 679
7 Unit Corporation 7,440,519 656
8 Trinidad Energy Services Income Truest 6,050,389 578
9 Xtreme Drilling and Coil Services Corp. 4,558,747 386
10 Cactus Drilling Company, LLC 4,335,821 441

Operators

Anadarko Petroleum Corporation ranks number one for the top operators based on footage drilled. Compared to the previous month’s report Anadarko Petroleum Corporation drilled almost 600,00 more feet and started 46 more wells.
*Data through 12/01/2015

Top 10 Operators

Rank Company Footage Drilled Well Starts
1 Anadarko Petroleum Corporation 11,584,572 1,011
2 Marathon Oil Corporation 7,106,912 407
3 Chesapeake Energy Corporation 7,106,116 656
4 Exxon Mobil Corporation 7,036,148 877
5 EOG Resources, Inc. 6,574,014 617
6 Pioneer Natural Resources Company 5,730,142 385
7 ConocoPhillips 5,218,968 499
8 QEP Resources, Inc. 4,711,787 383
9 Continental Resources, Inc. 4,450,044 416
10 BHP Billiton, Limited 4,434,518 319

Data source rigdata.com

 
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