Slight decline in US rig and Oklahoma rig counts

Texas, Oklahoma Gains Push US Oil Rigs Higher | Energy Intelligence


The nation’s oil and gas rig count slipped by one in the past week reported Baker Hughes on Friday as most oil and gas plays showed no changes. Only the Permian Basin and the Mississippian recorded changes.

The Permian Basin saw a decline of two rigs to 340 while the Mississippian grew by one to two active rigs.

Oklahoma’s rig count declined by one to 64 rigs, the same figures for the state of Louisiana. Texas saw a drop of 3 to 359 rigs while New Mexico added one for a total of 109 rigs. North Dakota was unchanged at 39 rigs.

The rest of the nation’s oil and gas plays were unchanged. Colorado remained at 21, Ohio continued with 11, Pennsylvania stayed at 23, West Virginia stayed at 13 and Wyoming was unchanged at 20 rigs.

EIA: 60% Permian Basin oil production growth by 2030 - FreightWaves

Other oil plays saw no changes in their weekly rig numbers according to Baker Hughes. The Ardmore Woodford continued with 4 rigs while the Arkoma Woodford stayed at 7 and the Cana Woodford remained at 21 rigs.

The Barnett saw no change with 3 rigs while the DJ Basin was unchanged at 17 and the Eagle Ford’s count of 71 rigs stayed the same.

The Granite Wash was unchanged at 7 and the Haynesville continued with 71 rigs. The Marcellus remained at 35 and the Utica stayed at 12 rigs. The Williston count of 41 was unchanged from the previous week.