The Baker Hughes North American rig count is down 8 in the April 7 week to 971. The U.S. rig count is up 15 to 839 and is up 396 rigs from last year. The Canadian count is down 23 rigs from last week to 132, but compared to last year is up 91.
For the U.S. count, rigs classified as drilling for oil are up 10 to 672, gas rigs are up 5 to 165 and miscellaneous rigs are unchanged at 2. For the Canadian count, oil rigs are down 13 to 42 and gas rigs down 10 to 90.