The Baker Hughes North American rig count is up 15 rigs in the July 6 week to 1,234. The U.S. rig count is up 5 rigs from last week to 1,052 and is up 100 rigs from last year in the comparable week. The Canadian count is up 10 rigs from last week to 182 and, compared to last year, is up 7.
For the U.S. count, rigs classified as drilling for oil are up 5 at 863, gas rigs are unchanged at 187 and miscellaneous rigs also remain unchanged at 2. For the Canadian count, oil rigs are up 9 at 126 and gas rigs are up 1 at 56.