The Baker Hughes North American rig count is up 2 rigs in the October 5 week to 1,234. The U.S. rig count is down 2 rigs to 1,052 but is up 116 rigs from last year at this time. The Canadian count is up 4 rigs from last week to 182 but, compared to last year, is down 27 rigs.
For the U.S. count, rigs classified as drilling for oil are down 2 at 861, gas rigs remain unchanged at 189 and miscellaneous rigs are unchanged at 2. For the Canadian count, oil rigs are down 3 at 119 but gas rigs are up 7 at 63.