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Horizontal Land Rig Count Summary 18th March 2016

The U.S. horizontal land rig count fell 6 to 369 and the total land rig count fell 4 to 446.

Tight oil rigs dropped 3. The Bakken decreased 1, the Permian, 2 and the Niobrara, 1 while the Eagle Ford increased by 1.

Shale gas rigs fell 5. The Woodford decreased 4 and the Utica, 1.

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  • Kr55 on March 21 2016 said:
    Yet the increase of 1 rig overall is being sold everywhere as absolute proof of the resiliency of shale producers and how shale production is going to explode through the roof when oil is over $40.

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