Weekly Land-Based, Offshore Rig Counts Both Increase

Baker Hughes reported this week that the U.S. rig count rose by 15 to 1,842, and the U.S. offshore rig count is at 67, which constitutes an increase of four over last week.

While the offshore rig count drops six over last year's count at this time, the U.S. land-based increase puts the total up 95 over this time last year.

The Canadian rig count dropped eight rigs to 88 over last week, but the count is still up six over this time last year.