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    Baker Hughes announces latest rig counts

    News // October 11, 2002
    Baker Hughes Incorporated has announced that the international rig count for September 2002 was 727, up five from the 722 counted in August 2002, and down 39 from the 766 counted in September 2001.

    The international offshore rig count for September 2002 was 233, up 11 from the 222 counted in August 2002 and up seven from the 226 counted in September 2001.

    The US rig count for September 2002 was 860, up 12 from the 848 counted in August 2002 and down 333 from the 1,193 counted in September 2001. The Canadian rig count for September 2002 was 250, up 15 from the 235 counted in August 2002 and down 67 from the 317 counted in September 2001.

    The worldwide rig count for September 2002 was 1,837, up 32 from the 1,805 counted in August 2002 and down 439 from the 2,276 counted in September 2001.

    The Baker Hughes Rotary Rig Counts are counts of the number of drilling rigs actively exploring for or developing oil or natural gas in the United States, Canada and international markets.

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