Baker Hughes' Intl Rig Count Up From 2007, U.S. Rig Count Up



Baker Hughes Incorporated announced that the international rig count for February 2008 was 1,032, down 21 from the 1,053 counted in January 2008, and up 51 from the 981 counted in February 2007. The international offshore rig count for February 2008 was 275, down 16 from the 291 counted in January 2008 and down 11 from the 286 counted in February 2007.

The US rig count for February 2008 was 1,765, up 16 from the 1,749 counted in January 2008 and up 29 from the 1,736 counted in February 2007. The Canadian rig count for February 2008 was 620, up 126 from the 494 counted in January 2008 and down 15 from the 635 counted in February 2007.

The worldwide rig count for February 2008 was 3,417, up 121 from the 3,296 counted in January 2008 and up 65 from the 3,352 counted in February 2007.


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