Baker Hughes said in its June 24 report there were no drilling rig losses in major producing states in the previous week. There were 349 rigs in Permian Basin (up 4 in previous week, up 113 in previous year), 362 in Texas (up 6 in previous week, up 141 in previous year), 111 in New Mexico (up 1 in previous week, up 36 in previous year), and 753 in U.S. (up 13 in previous week, up 283 in previous year).
In Permian Basin, Eddy County, N.M., added a rig to match Lea, N.M., (unchanged) with 54 each. Other basin leaders include Midland with 40 rigs (unchanged), Martin with 31 (unchanged), Reeves with 27 (up 1 in past week), and Loving (down 1) and Howard (unchanged) each with 25.
Eagle Ford in south Texas added 3 rigs in past week to overtake Haynesville (unchanged at 69) with 72. Marcellus (39) and Williston (38) complete the top 5 regions. Louisiana remains No. 3 among states with 63 rigs (up 1 in past week) followed by Oklahoma with 60 (up 1) and North Dakota with 35 (unchanged).