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S&P Global Platts Acquires RigData

S&P Global Platts, the leading independent provider of information and benchmark prices for the commodities and energy markets, announced today that it has acquired RigData,…


Not A Good Day To Be A Rig Count

RigData US rig count is 484 active rigs (down 26). 32 rigs are waiting to spud (down 9). 361 drilling permits were issued (down 28)….


One rig does not make a rally

The recent rebound in oil prices notwithstanding, the glut is still very much with us. The EIA estimated that crude stocks climbed by 9.4 million…


Top 20 Drilling Contractors for 2015

Drillers best weathering the downturn seem to be those with a relatively strong focus on a play or region—in particular those concentrated on natural gas-centered…



Depressed Rig Demand Continues

Depressed rig demand continues according to ongoing surveys of drilling contractors by the RigData. Our interviews with drillers confirms this status from the last months…