According to the Houston report of drilling rig area network on November 8, 2019, according to the weekly statistics released by BHI on November 8, the number of oil rigs in use in the United States decreased by 7 in the week ending November 8, while the number of natural gas rigs in use remained unchanged.
This is the fourth week in a row that the number of rigs in use in the United States decreased to 817. This is 264 fewer than 1081 a year ago.
BHI's statistics also show that the average number of rigs in use in the United States in October was 848, with a decrease of 30 on a month on month basis and 214 on a year-on-year basis.
In the week ending November 8, New Mexico saw the largest reduction in the number of rigs in use in the United States, with four fewer. Texas lost three, North Dakota lost one, and Alaska and California each added one.
(source: Sinopec News)