The Baker Hughes North American rig count is down 4 in the March 3 week to 1,091. The U.S. rig count is up 2 to 756 and is up 267 rigs from last year. The Canadian count is down 6 from last week to 335, but compared to last year is up 206.
For the U.S. count, rigs classified as drilling for oil are up 7 from last week to 609, gas rigs are down 5 to 146 and miscellaneous rigs are unchanged at 1. Canadian oil rigs are down 9 to 197 but gas rigs are up 3 to 138.