The Baker Hughes North American rig count is down 8 in the March 10 week to 1,083. The U.S. rig count is up 12 to 768 and is up 288 rigs from last year. The Canadian count is down 20 from last week to 315, but compared to last year is up 217.
For the U.S. count, rigs classified as drilling for oil are up 8 from last week to 617, gas rigs are up 5 to 151 and miscellaneous rigs are down 1 at 0. Canadian oil rigs are down 17 to 180 and gas rigs are down 3 to 135.