Baker Hughes Reports Slightly Higher International Rig Count in May



Baker Hughes announced that the international rig count for May 2009 was 993, up 7 from the 986 counted in April 2009, and down 82 from the 1,075 counted in May 2008. The international offshore rig count for May 2009 was 272, down 1 from the 273 counted in April 2009 and down 33 from the 305 counted in May 2008.

The US rig count for May 2009 was 918, down 77 from the 995 counted in April 2009 and down 945 from the 1,863 counted in May 2008.

The Canadian rig count for May 2009 was 72, down 2 from the 74 counted in April 2009 and down 63 from the 135 counted in May 2008.

The worldwide rig count for May 2009 was 1,983, down 72 from the 2,055 counted in April 2009 and down 1,090 from the 3,073 counted in May 2008.
 


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