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Current Active Drilling Rigs

Current Active Drilling Rigs – September 2018

September 17, 2018

September 2018 Current Active Drilling Rigs

The Baker Hughes Rig Count shows 1055 active drilling rigs in the US as of September 14th. This is an increase of 20 rigs from the August 10th count, and an increase of 119 rigs as compared to September 2017.

The BOE Report shows the active rig count in Canada is at 226 rigs. The oil rig count is at 148, which is up 8 from a month ago and gas rigs are at 78, an increase of 9 from August. The report has Alberta with 156 working rigs, and Saskatchewan with 48 active rigs.

*Data from September 14, 2018, Baker Hughes Report and BOE Report.

September 2018 Rig Count by State

September 2018 active drilling rigs

 

Bakken Total: 54
North Dakota: 54
Montana: 0
Rocky Mountain Total: 166
Colorado: 32
New Mexico: 99
Utah: 5
Wyoming: 30
Central Plains Total: 139
Oklahoma: 139
Kansas: 0
Arkansas: 0
Gulf States Total: 67
Alabama: 1
Louisiana North: 32
Louisiana South (land & offshore): 29
Mississippi: 5
Texas Total: 524
Texas RRC
District 1: 44
District 2: 28
District 3: 13
District 4: 14
District 5: 2
District 6: 22
District 7B: 2
District 7C: 49
District 8: 316
District 8A: 19
District 9: 3
District 10: 12
Marcellus Total: 77
Ohio: 20
Pennsylvania: 44
West Virginia: 13

In the Permian Basin, the September count is 483 rigs, down 2 rigs from August. Among the most active Operators are Chevron, Pioneer Natural Resources, and XTO Energy. Drillers with an active presence include Helmrich & Payne, Patterson UTI, and Pinnenergy.

The Eagle Ford Shale is at 78 active rigs, down 1 from the August count of 79.

There are 48 active rigs in the Haynesville Shale, compared to 49 rigs one month ago.

The Anadarko rig count is at 139, the same as August.

In the Rockies, the active rig count in the Niobrara Shale is at 62 rigs, a gain of 2 active rigs, from August.

The Bakken Shale rig count is 54 rigs, down 2 from 1 month ago.

The Marcellus has 77 active rigs, an increase of 1 rig since August.

September 2018 Canadian Oil & Gas Rigs

September 2018 active rigs canada

The oil rig count is at 148, which is up 8 from a month ago and gas rigs are at 78, an increase of 9 from August. The report has Alberta with 156 working rigs, and Saskatchewan with 48 active rigs.

September 2018 Oil Prices

The WTI price closed at $67.63 on August 10. For more detailed news and information on the oil industry please visit our oilfield news and information page.

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