The Baker Hughes North American rig count is down 6 in the April 13 week to 965. The U.S. rig count is up 8 to 847 and is up 407 rigs from last year. The Canadian count is down 14 rigs from last week to 118, but compared to last year is up 78.
For the U.S. count, rigs classified as drilling for oil are up 11 to 683, gas rigs are down 3 to 162 and miscellaneous rigs are unchanged at 2. For the Canadian count, oil rigs are down 2 to 40 and gas rigs are down 12 to 78.