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Wyoming Energy News

April 19, 2019

April 19, 2019

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 total rig counts this week. 

  • The U.S. rig count is down 10 rigs from last week to 1,012, with oil rigs down 8 to 825, gas rigs down 2 to 187, and miscellaneous rigs unchanged at 0.
  • The U.S. rig count is down 1 rig from last year's count of 1,013, with oil rigs up 5, gas rigs down 5, and miscellaneous rigs down 1. 
  • The Wyoming rig count has gone down 2 rigs from last week's count to 34.
  • The Colorado rig count has gone down 1 rig to 31.
  • The New Mexico rig count remains at 105.
  • The North Dakota rig count has also remained unchanged at 61.
  • The Texas rig count has gone down 2 rigs to 500. 

Opening Prices from Bloomberg Energy April 19

  • West Texas Intermediate (WTI) opened at $63.75, up from last week. 
  • Brent Crude opened at $71.63, up from last week. 
  • Natural gas opened at $2.51, down from last week. 


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