06272017Headline:

Platts RigData: Growth Continues as May U.S. Rig Count Increases 6% Over Prior Month

Jun 5, 2017 - (Newswire)

- Platts RigData, a forecasting and analytics unit of S&P Global Platts, today announced the U.S. rig count for May 2017 was 1,026, up 55 (6%) from April 2017, and up 581 (131%) from May 2016. This rig count includes U.S. onshore, U.S. inland waters, and U.S. offshore Gulf of Mexico drilling rigs.

  • May U.S. land rig count: 976, up 54 from the previous month and up 585 from May 2016.
  • May U.S. inland waters and Gulf of Mexico rig count: 50, up 1 from the previous month, and down 4 from May 2016.

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Platts RigData U.S. Rig Counts









May 2017
Rig
Counts

Previous
Month
Variance

Variance
Year
over
Year


April 2017
Rig
Counts

May 2016
Rig
Counts

Colorado

37

6

22


31

15

Louisiana

47

2

25


45

22

New Mexico

56

0

39


56

17

North Dakota

45

-2

21


47

24

Oklahoma

140

7

81


133

59

Texas

497

32

318


465

179

Rest of U.S. Land

154

9

79


145

75

U.S. Land Subtotal

976

54

585


922

391

U.S. Inland Waters

14

-1

3


15

11

U.S. Gulf of Mexico (GOM)

36

2

-7


34

43

U.S. Inland and GOM

50

1

-4


49

54

Total U.S. Rig Count

1,026

55

581


971

445



6%

131%




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