HOUSTON, Sept. 8 (Xinhua) — The number of active drilling rigs in the United States rose to 632 this week, up by one from the previous week but down by 127 from this time last year, according to the weekly data released Friday by Houston-based oilfield services company Baker Hughes.
These active drilling rigs included 513 oil rigs operating in U.S. oil fields, up by one from the previous week; 113 gas rigs, down by one from last week; and six miscellaneous rigs, up by one from last week.
The rigs included 610 land drilling rigs, three inland water drilling rigs, and 19 offshore drilling rigs.
Of them, 56 were directional drilling rigs, 562 were horizontal drilling rigs and 14 were vertical drilling rigs.
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