U.S. Rig Count Sees Highest Weekly Gain Since July

The total rig count increased to 779 this week—223 rigs higher than the rig count this time in 2021, and 296 rigs lower than the rig count at the beginning of 2019, prior to the pandemic.

Oil rigs in the United States rose by 9 this week, to 622. Gas rigs stayed the same at 155. Miscellaneous rigs also stayed the same at 2.

The rig count in the Permian Basin rose by 4 this week to 350. Rigs in the Eagle gained 1 to 71.

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