The Baker Hughes North American rig count is down 9 rigs in the February 23 week to 1,284. The U.S. rig count is up 3 rigs from last week at 978 and is up 224 rigs from last year at this time. The Canadian count is down 12 rigs from last week at 306 and is down 35 rigs compared to last year.
For the U.S. count, rigs classified as drilling for oil are up 1 at 799 and gas rigs are up 2 at 179. For the Canadian count, oil rigs are down 9 at 209 and gas rigs are down 3 at 97.