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The Baker Hughes rig count for September 15, 2017 showed a total decrease of 8 rigs. The total U.S. rig count is now 936. However, this total is still up 430 over last year at this time. Photo: Ralph Kelley.

Rig count up 15, up 374 over last year

The Baker Hughes rig count showed an increase of 15 over last week, bringing the current total to 824. Ten are exploring for oil, and 5 are searching for gas.

Texas gained another 7 rigs, and Alaska was up 4. By basin, the Permian saw gains of of four, and one each in the Eagle Ford, Granite Wash, and Haynesville. Offshore rigs accounted for 4 of this week’s gains.

 

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