The Baker Hughes North American rig count is up 6 rigs in the July 20 week to 1,257. The U.S. rig count is down 8 rigs from last week to 1,046 and is up 96 rigs from last year in the comparable week. The Canadian count is up 14 rigs from last week to 211 and compared to last year is up 5 rigs.
For the U.S. count, rigs classified as drilling for oil are down 5 at 858, gas rigs are down 2 at 187 and miscellaneous rigs are down 1 at 1. For the Canadian count, oil rigs are up 3 at 142 and gas rigs are up 11 at 69.