The US drilling rig count gained back the 6 units it lost last week to reach 1,809 rigs working during the week ended Mar. 28, reported. Rigs on land claimed 11 more units to reach 1,741, more than offsetting the 5-unit loss in offshore rigs to 50. Rigs drilling in inland waters were unchanged from a week ago at 18. Oil rigs increased 14 units to 1,487 while gas rigs decreased 8 units to 318. Rigs considered unclassified were unchanged at 4. rigs gained 5 units to 1,211. Directional drilling rigs edged up 1 unit to 214. In Canada, another week brought a precipitous decline in its overall rig count, as a 91-unit subtraction shrunk the country‚Äôs total to 298. Oil rigs plunged 55 units to 155 while gas rigs took a 36-unit loss to 143. Despite the recent declines, Canada still has 52 more rigs than the comparable […]