The Baker Hughes North American rig count is up 28 in the November 18 week to 772. The U.S. rig count is up 20 to 588 but is down 169 rigs from last year. The Canadian count is up 8 from last week at 184, and compared to last year is up 18.
For the U.S. count, rigs classified as drilling for oil are up 19 rigs to 471, gas rigs are up 1 rig to 116, and miscellaneous rigs are unchanged at 1 rig. Canadian oil rigs are up 11 to 100, gas rigs are down 3 to 84, and miscellaneous rigs remain at 0.