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Active Drilling Rigs September 2015

September 16, 2015

U.S. Active Drilling Rigs

Active Drilling Rigs September 2015

Bakken Total: 74
Montana: 3
North Dakota: 70
South Dakota: 1
Rocky Mountain Total: 117
Colorado: 34
New Mexico: 46
Utah: 9
Wyoming: 28
Central Plains Total: 137
Arkansas: 7
Kansas: 15
Oklahoma: 115
Gulf States Total: 49
Alabama: 3
Louisiana North: 31
Louisiana South: 9
Mississippi: 6
Texas Total: 376
Texas RRC
District 1: 40
District 2: 45
District 3: 23
District 4: 14
District 5: 7
District 6: 19
District 7B: 4
District 7C: 34
District 8: 154
District 8A: 15
District 9: 7
District 10: 14
Marcellus Total: 75
Ohio: 24
Pennsylvania: 35
West Virginia: 16
*Data from September 11, 2015 RigData report

Drillers

Helmerich & Payne, Inc rank number one in the United States for drillers based on the footage drilled. It totals more than 31 million feet making them account for more than 20 percent of the total in the United States.
*Data through 09/01/2015 

Top 10 Drillers

Rank Company Footage Drilled Well Starts
1  Helmerich & Payne, Inc.  31,511,125  2,746
2  Patterson-UTI Drilling Company  18,888,908 1,630 
3 Nabors Industries, Ltd.  14,493,901  1,588 
4 Precision Drilling Trust  6,796,506   707
5 Ensign Energy Services, Inc.  6,181,993  838 
6 Seventy Seven Energy, Inc.  5,810,080  547 
7 Unit Corporation  5,467,959  482 
8 Xtreme Drilling and Coil Services Corp.  3,410,234  290 
9 Trinidad Energy Services Income Trust  3,363,180  350 
10 Cactus Drilling Company, LLC   3,066,163 309 

Operators

Anadarko Petroleum Corporation rank number one in the United States for operators. Drilling almost 9.5 million feet, Anadarko accounts for more than 6 percent of the total.
*Data through 09/01/2015 

Top 10 Operators

Rank Company Footage Drilled Well Starts
1  Anadarko Petroleum Corporation 9,425,132  833 
2 Chesapeake Energy Corporation  6,017,343  563 
3 Marathon Oil Corporation  5,235,038  308 
4 EOG Resources, Inc.  5,109,766  485 
5 Exxon Mobil Corporation  5,041,707  691 
6 ConocoPhillips Company  4,004,296  386 
7 Pioneer Natural Resources Company  3,813,277  253 
8 BHP Billiton, Limited   3,603,018 259 
9 QEP Resources, Inc.  3,387,744  275 
10 Continental Resources, Inc.  3,105,876  296 

Data source rigdata.com

 
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