Rig Counts

  • Active Rate Inches Up 1 Point; Husky, Crescent Point Most Active

    Drilling rig activity in Western Canada and the Top 10 active operators as of Jan. 28, 2020, as reported this morning by Rig Locator.

    January 28, 2020, 11:35 AM MST

  • Active Rate Continues Along At 51% Clip

    Drilling rig activity in Western Canada and the Top 10 active operators as of Jan. 27, 2020, as reported this morning by Rig Locator.

    January 27, 2020, 11:49 AM MST

  • Active Rate Ends Week Steady at 51%

    Drilling rig activity in Western Canada and the Top 10 active operators as of Jan. 24, 2020, as reported this morning by Rig Locator.

    January 24, 2020, 11:35 AM MST

  • Baker Hughes Rig Count: U.S. Down 2

    The U.S. rig count is down two rigs from last week to 794, with oil rigs up three to 676, gas rigs down five to 115, and miscellaneous rigs unchanged at three, according to Baker Hughes. 

    January 24, 2020, 11:10 AM MST

  • Active Rate Continues Steady Pace; Down 1 Point This Morning To 51%

    Drilling rig activity in Western Canada and the Top 10 active operators as of Jan. 23, 2020, as reported this morning by Rig Locator.

    January 23, 2020, 11:35 AM MST

  • Active Rate Inches Up 1 Point To 52%

    Drilling rig activity in Western Canada and the Top 10 active operators as of Jan. 22, 2020, as reported this morning by Rig Locator.

    January 22, 2020, 11:37 AM MST

  • Rig Release Count Declines Significantly In 2019, Less So In December

    Operators across Canada rig released just under 5,000 wells in 2019, excluding experimental holes, a decrease of 29 per cent from the prior year, although the December tally showed a bit of improvement.

    January 20, 2020, 10:55 AM MST

  • Active Rate Dips One Point To 50%

    Drilling rig activity in Western Canada and the Top 10 active operators as of Jan. 20, 2020, as reported this morning by Rig Locator.

    January 20, 2020, 11:46 AM MST

  • Rig Activity Steady At 51% To End The Week

    Drilling rig activity in Western Canada and the Top 10 active operators as of Jan. 17, 2020, as reported this morning by Rig Locator.

    January 17, 2020, 11:22 AM MST

  • Baker Hughes Rig Count: U.S. Up 15

    The U.S. rig count is up 15 rigs from last week to 796, with oil rigs up 14 to 673, gas rigs up one to 120, and miscellaneous rigs unchanged at three, according to Baker Hughes. 

    January 17, 2020, 11:07 AM MST

  • Rig Activity Continues Steady Pace

    Drilling rig activity in Western Canada and the Top 10 active operators as of Jan. 16, 2020, as reported this morning by Rig Locator.

    January 16, 2020, 11:37 AM MST

  • Rig Activity Continues On Steady Track At 51%

    Drilling rig activity in Western Canada and the Top 10 active operators as of Jan. 15, 2020, as reported this morning by Rig Locator.

    January 15, 2020, 11:40 AM MST

  • Active Rate Steady At 51%

    Drilling rig activity in Western Canada and the Top 10 active operators as of Jan. 14, 2020, as reported this morning by Rig Locator.

    January 14, 2020, 11:34 AM MST

  • Active Rate Up 1 Point To 51%

    Drilling rig activity in Western Canada and the Top 10 active operators as of Jan. 10, 2020, as reported this morning by Rig Locator.

    January 13, 2020, 11:36 AM MST

  • Active Rate Ends The Week At 50%

    Drilling rig activity in Western Canada and the Top 10 active operators as of Jan. 10, 2020, as reported this morning by Rig Locator.

    January 10, 2020, 11:21 AM MST

  • Baker Hughes Rig Count: U.S. Down 15

    The U.S. rig count is down 15 rigs from last week to 781, with oil rigs down 11 to 659, gas rigs down four to 119, and miscellaneous rigs unchanged at three, according to Baker Hughes. 

    January 10, 2020, 11:15 AM MST

  • Active Rate Continues At 50%

    Drilling rig activity in Western Canada and the Top 10 active operators as of Jan. 9, 2020, as reported this morning by Rig Locator.

    January 9, 2020, 11:37 AM MST

  • Several Canadian Drilling Rigs ‘Delisted’ In December; Most Taken Out Of Service

    Fewer drilling rigs were registered with the Canadian Association of Oilwell Drilling Contractors (CAODC) by the end of December than at the beginning, with notable delistings in the final month of 2019.

    January 8, 2020, 12 AM MST

  • Active Rate Hits 50%

    Drilling rig activity in Western Canada and the Top 10 active operators as of Jan. 8, 2020, as reported this morning by Rig Locator.

    January 8, 2020, 11:38 AM MST

  • Active Rate At Nearly 50%

    Drilling rig activity in Western Canada and the Top 10 active operators as of Jan. 7, 2020, as reported this morning by Rig Locator.

    January 7, 2020, 11:37 AM MST

  • Active Rate Surges To 45%

    Drilling rig activity in Western Canada and the Top 10 active operators as of Jan. 6, 2020, as reported this morning by Rig Locator.

    January 6, 2020, 11:44 AM MST

  • Significant Boost Reported For Today’s Active Rig Count In Western Canada

    Close to 40 per cent of the rig fleet was active this morning across the Western Canadian Sedimentary Basin.

    January 3, 2020, 11:33 AM MST

  • Baker Hughes Rig Count: U.S. Down 9

    The U.S. rig count is down nine rigs from last week to 796, with oil rigs down seven to 670, gas rigs down two to 123, and miscellaneous rigs unchanged at three, according to Baker Hughes. 

    January 3, 2020, 11:12 AM MST

  • Rig Activity Surges To 27% As Sask. Active Rigs Up By 13

    Drilling rig activity in Western Canada and the Top 10 active operators as of Jan. 2, 2020, as reported this morning by Rig Locator.

    January 2, 2020, 11:43 AM MST

  • Active Rig Count Rises This Morning

    Drilling rig activity in Western Canada and the Top 10 active operators as of Dec. 31, 2019, as reported this morning by Rig Locator.

    December 31, 2019, 10:57 AM MST