August 2010 Rig Counts

Baker Hughes Incorporated (NYSE:BHI) announced today that the international rig count for August 2010 was 1,102, down 7 from the 1,109 counted in July 2010, and up 155 from the 947 counted in August 2009. The international offshore rig count for August 2010 was 307, down 4 from the 311 counted in July 2010 and up 47 from the 260 counted in August 2009. 

The US rig count for August 2010 was 1,638 up 65 from the 1,573 counted in July 2010 and up 658 from the 980 counted in August 2009. The Canadian rig count for August 2010 was 387, up 37 from the 350 counted in July 2010 and up 209 from the 178 counted in August 2009.
The worldwide rig count for August 2010 was 3,127, up 95 from the 3,032 counted in July 2010 and up 1,022 from the 2,105 counted in August 2009.
August 2010 Rotary Rig Counts
August 2010
July 2010
August 2009
Land
OS
Total
Var.
Land
OS
Total
Land
OS
Total
Europe
44
40
84
(14)
48
50
98
38*
40*
78
Middle East
234
37
271
(2)
236
37
273
203
31
234
Africa
59
25
84
5
56
23
79
44
14
58
Latin America
311
77
388
1
309
78
387
268
76
344
Asia Pacific
147
128
275
3
149
123
272
134
99
233
International
795
307
1102
(7)
798
311
1109
687
260
947

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