In June, the number of operating oil and gas drilling rigs in the world increased to 2 thousand 152 against 2 thousand 96 in May, according to the data of the oil service company Baker Hughes. The growth of installations is observed for the second month in a row. In annual terms, the indicator in June increased by 111 units. The number of installations in the US increased by 10 units to the maximum since March 2015, the value of 1 thousand 56 installations. In Canada, the number of drilling rigs increased by 54 units. North America now accounts for 55.4% of all drilling rigs in the world, compared with 53% a year earlier. In Europe, the number of oil and gas installations decreased by 2 units, in the Middle East - by 9 units, in the Asia-Pacific region - by 3 units. In Latin America, the indicator increased by 6 units.
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