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In the news release, Platts RigData: U.S. Rig Count Grows 77% Year Over Year in March, issued 04-Apr-2017 by S&P Global Platts over PR Newswire, we are advised by the company that in the chart Platts RigData U.S. Rig Counts, the numbers listed in the row for Rest of U.S. Land were incorrect. The complete, corrected release follows:

Platts RigData: U.S. Rig Count Grows 77% Year Over Year in March

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HOUSTON, April 4, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Platts RigData, a forecasting and analysis unit of S&P Global Platts, today announced the U.S. rig count for March 2017 was 901, up 67 (8%) from February 2017, and up 391 (77%) from March 2016. This rig count includes U.S. onshore, U.S. inland waters, and U.S. offshore Gulf of Mexico drilling rigs.

  • March U.S. land rig count: 852, up 61 from the previous month and up 399 from March 2016.
  • March U.S. inland waters and Gulf of Mexico rig count: 49, up 6 from the previous month, and down 8 from March 2016.

 

Platts RigData U.S. Rig Counts






March
2017 Rig
Counts

Previous
Month
Variance

Variance
Year over
Year


February
2017 Rig
Counts

March
2016 Rig
Counts

Colorado

31

0

13


31

18

Louisiana

40

1

17


39

23

New Mexico

48

2

32


46

16

North Dakota

43

7

10


36

33

Oklahoma

124

10

54


114

70

Texas

435

37

221


398

214

Rest of U.S. Land

131

4

52


127

79

U.S. Land Subtotal

852

61

399


791

453

U.S. Inland Waters

15

6

6


9

9

U.S. Gulf of Mexico (GOM)

34

0

-14


34

48

U.S. Inland and GOM

49

6

-8


43

57

Total U.S. Rig Count

901

67

391


834

510



8.0%

76.7%




 

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