Rig count falls for second straight weekStaff Writer | September 22, 2017
Baker Hughes reported that U.S. oil and gas producers took one rig offline during the past week, bringing the Houston oilfield services provider's total count to 935.
Oil exploration the U.S. offshore rig count is now at 19
Meanwhile, the U.S. offshore rig count, now at 19, is up two week over week and down one year over year.
Baker Hughes rig count is now up 424 rigs since this time in 2016, with oil rigs up 326, natural gas rigs up 98 and miscellaneous rigs flat.
Last week, the rig count fell by eight overall, with seven oil rigs and one natural gas rig coming offline. ■