The Baker Hughes North American rig count is up 62 in the January 20 week to 1,036. The U.S. rig count is up 35 to 694 and is up 57 rigs from last year. The Canadian rig count is up 27 from last week to 342, and compared to last year is up 92.
For the U.S. count, rigs classified as drilling for oil are up 29 to 551, gas rigs are up 6 to 142 and miscellaneous rigs are unchanged at 1. Canadian oil rigs are up 23 to 193, gas rigs are up 5 to 149 and miscellaneous rigs are down 1 to 0.