Baker Hughes Rotary Rig Count
US Oil and Gas

for the week ending August 16, 2013
  August 16, 2013 previous
week
change %change from
previous month1
%change from
previous year2
U.S. Gas 388 386 2 5% -20%
U.S. Oil 1397 1385 12 0% -2%
U.S. Offshore 62 57 5 9% 22%
U.S. Total 1791 1778 13 1% -6%
Gulf of Mexico
  August 16, 2013 previous
week
change %change from
previous month1
%change from
previous year2
Gas 15 13 2 0% -32%
Oil 44 42 2 13% 69%
Total 59 55 4 9% 23%
Non-Gulf of Mexico
  August 16, 2013 previous
week
change %change from
previous month1
%change from
previous year2
Gas 373 373 0 5% -19%
Oil 1353 1343 10 -0% -3%
Total 1726 1716 10 1% -7%

Notes : 1.) Percent change from July 19, 2013. 2.) Percent change from Aug 17, 2012.
Courtesy of Baker Hughes ( www.bakerhughes.com ).

Weekly Natural Gas Storage Report

for week ending August 9, 2013.   |   Released: August 15, 2013 at 10:30 a.m.   |   Next Release: August 22, 2013

Working gas in underground storage, lower 48 states Summary text CSV JSN
    Historical Comparisons
Stocks
billion cubic feet (Bcf)
  Year ago
(08/09/12)
5-Year average
(2008-2012)
Region 08/09/13 08/02/13 change   (Bcf) % change (Bcf) % change
East 1,459   1,408   51     1,660   -12.1   1,558   -6.4  
West 494   484   10     494   0.0   438   12.8  
Producing 1,053   1,049   4     1,105   -4.7   967   8.9  
   Salt 261   265   -4     221   18.1   157   66.2  
   Nonsalt 792   784   8     883   -10.3   811   -2.3  
Total 3,006   2,941   65     3,258   -7.7   2,963   1.5  
 

Summary

Working gas in storage was 3,006 Bcf as of Friday, August 9, 2013, according to EIA estimates. This represents a net increase of 65 Bcf from the previous week. Stocks were 252 Bcf less than last year at this time and 43 Bcf above the 5-year average of 2,963 Bcf. In the East Region, stocks were 99 Bcf below the 5-year average following net injections of 51 Bcf. Stocks in the Producing Region were 86 Bcf above the 5-year average of 967 Bcf after a net injection of 4 Bcf. Stocks in the West Region were 56 Bcf above the 5-year average after a net addition of 10 Bcf. At 3,006 Bcf, total working gas is within the 5-year historical range.

Working Gas in Underground Storage Compared with 5-Year Range

Note: The shaded area indicates the range between the historical minimum and maximum values for the weekly series from 2008 through 2012.
Source: Form EIA-912, "Weekly Underground Natural Gas Storage Report." The dashed vertical lines indicate current and year-ago weekly periods.

US Oil and Gas Rig Count