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Well Service Rig Count

Welcome to the Guiberson/AESC Service Rig Count. This service is being provided by Guiberson, in conjunction with the AESC. The Guiberson/AESC Service Rig Count is now available in each issue of Well Servicing magazine and on the Guiberson web site at www.c-a-m.com/rigcount.

Area May 2016 12 Months Ago
Active Rigs Available Rigs Idle Rigs Stacked Rigs Active % of Total Active Rigs
% Utilization
Texas Gulf Coast 121 56 81 71 37% 156 53%
Arklatex 37 26 59 65 19% 88 41%
Eastern US 48 23 26 27 39% 68 59%
South Louisiana 12 1 13 4 40% 10 38%
Mid-Continent 99 103 86 105 25% 157 40%
West Texas/Permian 333 68 165 346 36% 500 52%
Rocky Mountain 184 89 194 64 35% 254 50%
West Coast/Alaska 155 13 144 152 32% 227 48%
Total US 989 379 771 834 33% 1460 49%
Canada 293 288 93 31 42% 393 49%
Total US & Canada 1282 667 864 865 34% 1853 49%

 

Area April 2016 12 Months Ago
Active Rigs Available Rigs Idle Rigs Stacked Rigs Active % of Total Active Rigs
% Utilization
Texas Gulf Coast 118 63 77 71 36% 162 54%
Arklatex 43 20 82 52 22% 96 44%
Eastern US 49 20 26 24 41% 63 54%
South Louisiana 11 2 13 4 37% 9 35%
Mid-Continent 111 110 93 104 27% 163 41%
West Texas/Permian 335 68 162 348 37% 521 55%
Rocky Mountain 178 96 193 64 34% 262 52%
West Coast/Alaska 155 15 157 162 32% 236 50%
Total US 1000 394 803 829 33% 1512 51%
Canada 293 288 87 31 42% 382 46%
Total US & Canada 1293 682 890 860 35% 1894 50%

 

Area March 2016 12 Months Ago
Active Rigs Available Rigs Idle Rigs Stacked Rigs Active % of Total Active Rigs
% Utilization
Texas Gulf Coast 119 59 81 71 36% 162 53%
Arklatex 48 24 59 68 24% 99 46%
Eastern US 48 20 26 24 41% 71 59%
South Louisiana 12 1 13 4 40% 10 38%
Mid-Continent 110 97 86 103 28% 163 41%
West Texas/Permian 349 69 165 354 37% 552 59%
Rocky Mountain 180 99 194 56 34% 266 53%
West Coast/Alaska 157 25 144 163 32% 243 42%
Total US 1023 394 771 843 34% 1566 51%
Canada 366 288 93 32 47% 398 48%
Total US & Canada 1389 682 864 875 36% 1964 50%

 

Area February 2016 12 Months Ago
Active Rigs Available Rigs Idle Rigs Stacked Rigs Active % of Total Active Rigs
% Utilization
Texas Gulf Coast 125 66 61 69 39% 184 61%
Arklatex 48 27 60 64 24% 107 49%
Eastern US 49 17 15 20 49% 71 57%
South Louisiana 12 1 13 4 40% 11 41%
Mid-Continent 105 94 76 109 28% 170 43%
West Texas/Permian 354 101 130 369 37% 593 60%
Rocky Mountain 202 95 180 58 38% 281 55%
West Coast/Alaska 160 28 142 159 33% 242 51%
Total US 1058 429 677 852 35% 1659 55%
Canada 389 269 90 32 50% 476 58%
Total US & Canada 1447 698 767 884 38% 2135 55%

 

Area January 2016 12 Months Ago
Active Rigs Available Rigs Idle Rigs Stacked Rigs Active % of Total Active Rigs
% Utilization
Texas Gulf Coast 127 61 64 67 40% 196 64%
Arklatex 52 27 60 60 26% 132 60%
Eastern US 47 15 15 19 49% 74 59%
South Louisiana 12 1 13 4 40% 11 41%
Mid-Continent 131 96 70 109 32% 201 50%
West Texas/Permian 373 90 113 342 41% 625 64%
Rocky Mountain 233 95 157 57 43% 326 63%
West Coast/Alaska 195 22 127 138 40% 261 56%
Total US 1170 407 619 796 39% 1826 60%
Canada 393 275 88 32 50% 466 56%
Total US & Canada 1563 682 707 828 41% 2292 59%

 

Area December 2015 12 Months Ago
Active Rigs Available Rigs Idle Rigs Stacked Rigs Active % of Total Active Rigs
% Utilization
Texas Gulf Coast 136 64 72 65 40% 212 69%
Arklatex 58 25 50 62 30% 139 62%
Eastern US 52 10 15 19 54% 79 63%
South Louisiana 15 1 11 3 50% 12 44%
Mid-Continent 146 82 60 112 37% 203 51%
West Texas/Permian 414 89 130 343 42% 675 70%
Rocky Mountain 245 72 125 62 49% 336 66%
West Coast/Alaska 217 17 113 135 45% 269 57%
Total US 1283 360 576 801 42% 1925 63%
Canada 384 270 115 31 48% 474 57%
Total US & Canada 1667 630 691 832 44% 2399 62%

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*Canadian rig count provided by Topco Oilsite Products

Active Rig The rig is active if, on average, it is crewed and worked every day during the month.

Available Rig The rig is available if a rig has a crew and is ready to work, but is not working.

Idle Rig The rig is idle if the rig is capable of being put to work in less than 48 hours and does not require spending in excess of $50,000 to activate it, and does not have a crew currently assigned.

Stacked Rig The rig is stacked if the rig does not have a crew assigned and could not be put to work without significant investment in repairs and additional equipment in excess of $50,000.

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