Land rigs gained 9 units to 1,805 and offshore rigs gained 3 units to 60. Rigs drilling in inland waters were unchanged from a week ago at 18.
Oil rigs were up 8 units to 1,562 while gas rigs were up 3 units to 318. Rigs considered unclassified edged up a unit to 3 overall.
Directional drilling rigs jumped 12 units to 229. Horizontal drilling rigs increased 5 units to 1,293.
Canada topped the US with a 14-unit gain, bringing its total to 395. Oil rigs gained 12 units to 238 and gas rigs gained 2 units to 157.
Major states, basins
Louisiana’s 6-unit rise to 119 rigs working led the major oil- and gas-producing states. Oklahoma, New Mexico, and California each tallied 4 units to 204, 94, and 46, respectively. West Virginia edged up a unit to 27.
Unchanged from a week ago were North Dakota at 178, Colorado at 69, Wyoming at 52, Kansas at 30, Utah at 27, and Arkansas at 11.
Ohio was down a unit to 43. Texas and Utah each declined 2 units to 886 and 53, respectively. Alaska fell 3 units to 5, capping off 2 weeks in which it lost 7 total units.
Minimal movement in the major US basins included a 2-unit tally in the Mississippian to 81.