Uptick in Egyptian drilling offset by Pakistan drop

The number of rigs targeting gas in the Middle East stood at 97 in October as greater activity in Egypt and Saudi Arabia was offset by a decline in Pakistan The number of rigs targeting gas in the Middle East stood at 97 in October as greater activity in Egypt and Saudi Arabia was offset by a decline in Pakistan.
By Verity Ratcliffe 10 November 2017 0 28327
Operational rigs in the Middle East targeting gas in October 2017

The number of rigs targeting gas in the Middle East stood at 97 in October as an uptick in drilling activity in Egypt and Saudi Arabia was cancelled out by a month-on-month drop in Pakistan. The number of rigs targeting gas in Egypt rose from three to five in October, while Saudi Arabia’s rig count rose to 57 – its highest level since October 2016. The number of rigs targeting gas fell from 11 to 10 in Pakistan and from 12 to 11 in Kuwait. 

Log in or register for a free trial to continue reading this article

Already a subscriber?

If you already have a subscription, sign in to continue reading this article.

Log me in

Not a subscriber?

Sign up for 7-day trial access to this and more premium content. It's free.

Sign up now