Amadeusz Juskowiak

Gulf of mexico rig count falls this week

Utilization of offshore mobile rigs in the Gulf of Mexico declined by 07 pct during the past week to 356 pct reflecting a decrease of two working rigs Offshore Data Services said

The total number of working rigs fell to 83 for the week compared to 85 last week and 134 rigs one year ago

Offshore Data Services said the worldwide utilization rate rose 01 pct to 542 pct with a total of 333 rigs without work The number of rigs contracted worldwide was 394

In the EuropeanMediterranean area rig utilization also rose by a full percentage point to 413 pct with 64 of 155 rigs contracted