Significant growth in number of active rotary rigs throughout the United States and Alaska.
The total number of active rigs throughout the United States in November 2003 was 1,113 rigs, compared to just 835 rigs in November 2002. This significant increase in rotary rigs suggests an almost 34 percent increase in the total number of active rigs throughout the United States. In the period of one month, October 2003 to November 2003, the number of active rigs increased by six rigs. In October 2003, there were 1,107 active rigs throughout the United States.
In November 2003, the number of active rotary rigs throughout Alaska was 11, compared to just eight rigs in November 2002, indicating an almost 38 percent growth in the number of active rigs throughout Alaska. In the period of one month, Alaska saw an increase of one rotary rig from October 2003 to November 2003. In October 2003, there were 10 rotary rigs actively searching for or developing oil and natural gas throughout Alaska.
Source: www.bakerhughes.com The Baker Hughes Web site
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|Title Annotation:||Alaska Trends for March|
|Author:||Roesler, Heidi Brague|
|Publication:||Alaska Business Monthly|
|Article Type:||Brief Article|
|Date:||Mar 1, 2004|
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