The Baker Hughes North American rig count is down 1 rig in the March 2 week to 1,283. The U.S. rig count is up 3 rigs from last week at 981 and is up 225 rigs from last year at this time. The Canadian count is down 4 rigs from last week at 302 and is down 33 rigs compared to last year.
For the U.S. count, rigs classified as drilling for oil are up 1 at 800 and gas rigs are up 2 at 181. For the Canadian count, oil rigs are up 2 at 211 but gas rigs are down 6 at 91.