International oil rig count slips from July

Baker Hughes, a GE company announced that the Baker Hughes international rig count for August 2019 was 1,138, down 24 from the 1,162 counted in July 2019, and up 130 from the 1,008 counted in August 2018. The international offshore rig count for August 2019 was 244, down 11 from the 255 counted in July 2019, and up 32 from the 212 counted in August 2018.

The average U.S. rig count for August 2019 was 926, down 29 from the 955 counted in July 2019, and down 124 from the 1,050 counted in August 2018. The average Canadian rig count for August 2019 was 142, up 21 from the 121 counted in July 2019, and down 78 from the 220 counted in August 2018.

The worldwide rig count for August 2019 was 2,206, down 32 from the 2,238 counted in July 2019, and down 72 from the 2,278 counted in August 2018.

August 2019 Rig Counts

August 2019 July 2019 August 2018
Land Offshore Total Month
Variance
Land Offshore Total Land Offshore Total
Latin America

164

30

194

-7

168

33

201

168

24

192

Europe

142

51

193

-7

148

52

200

53

32

85

Africa

97

18

115

4

92

19

111

87

17

104

Middle East

363

53

416

-8

367

57

424

351

51

402

Asia Pacific

128

92

220

-6

132

94

226

137

88

225

International

894

244

1,138

-24

907

255

1,162

796

212

1,008

United States

900

26

926

-29

930

25

955

1,031

19

1,050

Canada

139

3

142

21

118

3

121

219

1

220

North America

1,039

29

1,068

-8

1,048

28

1,076

1,250

20

1,270

Worldwide

1,933

273

2,206

-32

1,955

283

2,238

2,046

232

2,278

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