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Crude Oil and Natural Gas Drilling Activity
Period:
Data Series
2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 View
History
Rotary Rigs in Operation
1,862 978 509 876 1,032 943 1949-2019
By Site
             
Onshore
1,804 943 486 856 1,013 920 1949-2019
Offshore
57 35 23 20 19 23 1949-2019
By Type
             
Crude Oil
1,527 750 408 703 841 774 1973-2019
Natural Gas
333 226 100 172 190 169 1973-2019
Active Well Service Rig Count
2,024 1,481 1,061 1,187 1,292 1,253 1973-2019
- = 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: 7/1/2020
Next Release Date: 7/31/2020