This page uses JavaScipt

Crude Oil and Natural Gas Drilling Activity
Period:
Data Series
2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 View
History
Rotary Rigs in Operation
978 509 876 1,032 943 433 1949-2020
By Site
             
Onshore
943 486 856 1,013 920 417 1949-2020
Offshore
35 23 20 19 23 15 1949-2020
By Type
             
Crude Oil
750 408 703 841 774 345 1973-2020
Natural Gas
226 100 172 190 169 85 1973-2020
Active Well Service Rig Count
1,481 1,061 1,187 1,292 1,253 738 1973-2020
- = 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: 2/26/2021
Next Release Date: 3/31/2021