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Wyoming Energy News

January 11, 2019

January 11

The School of Energy Resources features information about the energy industry on a weekly basis. Here is a recap of this week's stories.

Baker Hughes Rig Counts

Baker Hughes reports the following rig counts.

  • U.S. rig count is unchanged from last week at 1,075 rigs, with oil rigs down 4 to 873 and gas rigs up 4 to 202.
  • U.S. rig count is up 136 rigs from last year's count of 939.
  • Wyoming rig count remains steady at 33.
  • Colorado's count stays at 35.
  • New Mexico added 2 rigs at 107.
  • Texas decreased by 2 rigs to 532

Opening Prices from Bloomberg Energy on January 11

  • West Texas Intermediate (WTI) opened at $52.28 up from last week's price of $47.96
  • Brent Crude shows a $4.13 increase from $57.06 last week to $61.19 this week
  • Natural gas declined slightly from $3.05 to $3.00 this week

U.S. Energy Information Administration

Wyoming Public Media

Casper Star Tribune

AP News

  • New Wyoming governor: Keep fighting for coal exports

KULR8 News


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