Toll-Free 800-366-0612 young@acadianashell.com

US rig count drops 7 this week to 443, another all-time low

The number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. dropped by seven this week to 443, another all-time low amid depressed energy industry prices.

A year ago, 988 rigs were active.

Houston oilfield services company Baker Hughes Inc. said Friday 354 rigs sought oil and 89 explored for natural gas.

Among major oil- and gas-producing states, Texas lost seven rigs and North Dakota two. Alaska, California and Kansas each dropped one.

Ohio and Oklahoma gained two rigs apiece, while New Mexico was up one.

Arkansas, Colorado, Louisiana, Pennsylvania, Utah, West Virginia and Wyoming were unchanged.

The U.S. rig count peaked at 4,530 in 1981. The previous low of 488 set in 1999 was eclipsed March 11, and has continued to dip.

 

Abbeville (337) 893-1111

Lafayette (337) 981-9891

Krotz Springs (337) 566-2101

New Iberia (337) 369-3300

Calumet (985) 395-0030

Acadiana Shell & Limestone Provides the Following Materials & Products

 • Limestone • Crushed Limestone • Sand • Mason • Dirt • Topsoil • Gravel • Aggregates • Rip Rap • Culverts • Drainage Products • Drainage Fittings • Polyethylene Culverts (Black Plastic Pipe) • Polypropylene Culverts (Grey Plastic Pipe) • Metal Culverts • Concrete Culverts • Storm Drain Culverts • Storm Drain Pipe • A-2000 Culverts (White Plastic Pipe) • Oilfield Cellers • Construction Fabric • Pipe Wrap • Silt Fence • Landscape Mulch • And more...

Give us a call, if we don't provide the product or service you are needing we can steer you in the right direction!

Abbeville LA Office - Acadiana Shell & LImestone

Contact US:  337-893-1111

Lafayette LA Office - Acadiana Shell & Limestone

Contact Us:  337-981-9891

New Iberia LA Office - Acadiana SHell & Limestone

Contact Us:  337-369-3300

Krotz Springs Office - Acadiana Shell & Limestone

Contact Us:  337-566-2101

Calumet LA Office - Acadiana Shell & Limestone

Contact Us:  985-395-0030

Acadiana Shell & Limestone

"We Rock the Coast...and Beyond!"

Acadiana Shell and Limestone serves the major cities and surrounding communities of Lafayette, Scott, Carencro, Duson, Rayne, Crowley, Maurice, Milton, Youngsville, Broussard, Abbeville, Kaplan, Breaux Bridge, Opelousas, Eunice, Mire, Erath, Delcambre, Amelia, Arnaudville, Baldwin, Basile, Bayou Vista, Berwick, Cankton, Leonville, Loreauville, Mamou, Melville, Mermentau, Midland, Morgan City, Morse, New Iberia, Cecilia, Chataignier, Church Point, Egan, Esterwood, Eunice, Palmetto, Parks, Patterson, Pine Prairie, Port Barre, Rayne, Scott, St. Martinville, Sunset, Ville Platte, Washington, Franklin, Grand Coteau, Gueydan, Henderson, Intracoastal City, Iota, Jeanerette, Krotz Springs, Lawtell, Alexandria, Port Hudson, Atchafalaya, Baton Rouge, Bayou Chicot, Bayou Sale, Brusly, Cade, Cameron, Grand Chenier, Catahoula, Centerville, Charenton, Cottonport, Creole, Cypermort Point, Dequincy, Deridder, Donalsonville, Elton, Erwinville, Fenton, Gross Tete, Glenmora, Houma, Iberville, Jennings, Lake Charles, Lacassine, Lake Arthur, Leesville, Marksville, New Roads, Oberlin, Plaquemine, Pointe a la Hache, Port Allen, Simmesport, Vatican, Vinton, Zachary as well as Lafayette Parish, Acadia Parish, Vermilion Parish, St Martin Parish, St Landry Parish, Evangeline Parish, Jefferson Davis Parish, St Mary Parish, Allen Parish, Ascension Parish, Beauregard Parish, Calcasieu Parish, East Baton Rouge Parish, Iberville Parish, Pointe Coupee Parish, Rapids Parish, Red River Parish, Terrebonne Parish, West Baton Rouge Parish, West Feliciana Parish and throughout the greater Acadiana area and everywhere in between in South Louisiana.