The Baker Hughes North American rig count is up 14 rigs in the July 27 week to 1,271. The U.S. rig count is up 2 rigs from last week to 1,048 and is up 90 rigs from last year in the comparable week. The Canadian count is up 12 rigs from last week to 223 and compared to last year is up 3 rigs.
For the U.S. count, rigs classified as drilling for oil are up 3 at 861, gas rigs are down 1 at 186 and miscellaneous rigs remain unchanged at 1. For the Canadian count, oil rigs are up 12 at 154 and gas rigs remain unchanged at 69.