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Crude Oil and Natural Gas Drilling Activity
Period:
Data Series
2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 View
History
Rotary Rigs in Operation
1,768 1,879 1,089 1,546 1,879 1,919 1949-2012
By Site
             
Onshore
1,695 1,814 1,046 1,514 1,846 1,871 1949-2012
Offshore
72 65 44 31 32 48 1949-2012
By Type
             
Crude Oil
297 379 278 591 984 1,357 1973-2012
Natural Gas
1,466 1,491 801 943 887 558 1973-2012
Active Well Service Rig Count
2,388 2,515 1,722 1,854 2,075 2,113 1973-2012
- = No Data Reported;  -- = Not Applicable;  NA = Not Available;  W = Withheld to avoid disclosure of individual company data.
Notes: Rotary rigs in operation are reported weekly. Monthly data are averages of 4- or 5-week reporting periods, not calendar months. Annual data are averages over 52 or 53 weeks, not calendar year. Published data are rounded to the nearest whole number. Geographic coverage is the 50 States and the District of Columbia.  See Definitions, Sources, and Notes link above for more information on this table.
Release Date: 9/30/2014
Next Release Date: 10/13/2014