The Baker Hughes North American rig count is up 29 rigs in the September 14 week to 1,281. The U.S. rig count is up 7 from last week to 1,055 and is up 119 rigs from last year at this time. The Canadian count is up 22 rigs from last week to 226 and compared to last year is up 14 rigs.
For the U.S. count, rigs classified as drilling for oil are up 7 at 867, gas rigs remain unchanged at 186 and miscellaneous rigs are unchanged at 2. For the Canadian count, oil rigs are up 15 at 148 and gas rigs are up 7 at 78.