As reported by Baker Hughes Inc on 12/16/16 the U.S. Rig Count is up 13 rigs from last week to 637. Oil rigs are up 12 to 510, gas rigs are up 1 to 126, and miscellaneous rigs went unchanged remaining at 1.
Since last year, U.S. Rig Count is down 72 rigs from 709. With oil rigs down 31, gas rigs down 42, and miscellaneous rigs up 1.
Offshore rig count in the U.S. is unchanged from last week and down 1 rig year over year.
Note the graph exludes the 13 rigs added this week.