Global rig count continues to increase through November

By Jack Elliott
Published: Thursday, 08 December 2011

US drives 14% increase globally; barytes and bentonite markets set to benefit

Global oil and gas exploration rose 14% year on year in November, driven largely by a continued activity increase in the US, according to oilfield services group Baker Hughes.

There were 3,683 rigs...

This is a preview of the full article

Our market news and price data is reserved for registered users only.

Current customer? Login now

All of our industrial minerals price data and news is now available only through our new platform. Learn more about the intelligence we offer by visiting our Fastmarkets flagship website. If you are familiar with our reliable and trusted intelligence, fill out a request a quote form today to hear from our friendly sales staff who will create a custom license for you.


Interested in lithium prices? We now offer lithium prices and coverage free for reference. Click here to read all about it.

Interested in the wider electrification market?
Join our growing community of participants who want to learn more about electrification and how this market is developing.