November 2021 Rig Counts from Baker Hughes

Source: press release, 3 December 2021

International rig counts from Baker Hughes
Baker Hughes has issued rig counts as a service to the petroleum industry since 1944, when Hughes Tool Company began weekly counts of the US and Canadian drilling activity (photo: Baker Hughes)

Baker Hughes has posted its monthly International Rig Count reports.

International Rig Count is up 17 rigs from last month to 817 with land rigs up 7 to 628, offshore rigs up 10 to 189.

International Rig Count is up 148 rigs from last year’s count of 669, with land rigs up 119, offshore rigs up 29.

The average US Rig Count for November was 560 up 22 from last month’s count of 538 and up 250 year-over-year.

The average Canada Rig Count for November was 167 up 1 from last month’s count of 166 and up 72 year-over-year.

The Worldwide Rig Count for November was 1,544, up 40 from the 1,504 counted in October 2021, and up 470 from the 1,074 counted in November 2020.

Additional detailed information on the Baker Hughes rig counts is available here.