Rig growth in US reported by Enverus


The U.S. added nine active rigs over the last week to arrive at a count of 813 as of June 8, according to Enverus Foundations data. The count is up 4% in the last month and up 55% in the last year.

Activity levels reached as high as 814 during the last week, up by seven compared to the prior week’s peak.

In the Gulf Coast, the peak rig count rose by two week over week, to 106 rigs. The Appalachian and the Williston basins notched single-rig additions to hit 55 and 41, respectively, with Williston activity hitting its highest point since early April 2020.

The Anadarko Basin weekly peak was flat at 70 rigs, while the Permian lost two rigs at 312 and the DJ dipped by one to 19.

Over the last month, Loving County, Texas, in the Delaware Basin, has added eight rigs, bringing its total to 24. The increase was the largest at the county level in U.S. In the Midland Basin, Howard and Midland counties each added five rigs during the period to reach totals of 24 and 43, respectively. Five rigs were also added to Webb County at the southwestern corner of the Eagle Ford play, where 15 rigs are now running.

Adding three rigs in the last month were Harrison County, Texas, in the Haynesville, now at eight; Lea County, New Mexico, in the Delaware Basin, now at 53; Live Oak County, Texas, in the Eagle Ford, now at five; and Terrebonne Parish in southeastern Louisiana, now at three.