Aug. 25–The rig count in Reeves County just keeps on rising. This week’s total is 82, an increase of three, according to data from Baker Hughes oil field services company.
But the counts are dropping elsewhere. The Permian Basin lost four rigs this week; this week’s total is 485. Midland also lost. The county has 55 rigs, down three.
Elsewhere in the Permian, Eddy County has 47, unchanged; and Lea County has 51, down two; Martin, 36, down one; Loving, 29, unchanged; Upton, 25, up two; Howard, 23, up two; Pecos, 20, unchanged; Reagan, 16, unchanged; Winkler, 20, up one; Ward, 18, unchanged; Culberson, 15, unchanged; Andrews, 11, unchanged; and Glasscock, seven, down three.
Texas lost two rigs, for a total of 523; New Mexico lost one rig, for a total of 103; and the U.S. lost 13 for a total of 1,044 rigs searching for oil and gas.
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