The Baker Hughes North American rig count is up 12 rigs in the November 9 week to 1,277. The U.S. rig count is up 14 rigs to 1,081 and is up 174 rigs from last year at this time. The Canadian count is down 2 rigs from last week to 196 and compared to last year is down 7 rigs.
For the U.S. count, rigs classified as drilling for oil are up 12 at 886 while gas rigs are up 2 at 195. For the Canadian count, oil rigs are down 4 at 117 but gas rigs are up 2 at 79.