The Baker Hughes North American rig count is up 17 rigs in the July 13 week to 1,251. The U.S. rig count is up 2 rigs from last week to 1,054 and is up 102 rigs from last year in the comparable week. The Canadian count is up 15 rigs from last week to 197 and compared to last year is up 6 rigs.
For the U.S. count, rigs classified as drilling for oil remain unchanged at 863, gas rigs are up 2 at 189 and miscellaneous rigs remain unchanged at 2. For the Canadian count, oil rigs are up 13 at 139 and gas rigs are up 2 at 58.