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Asia Pacific rig count hits 12-month high

The rig count in the Asia Pacific region hit 48 in May, an increase of five rigs compared with April The rig count in the Asia Pacific region hit 48 in May, an increase of five rigs compared with April.
By Andrew Walker 15 June 2018 Asia Pacific / Exploration & Production 0 31317

The rig count in the Asia Pacific region hit a 12-month high of 48 in May, an increase of five rigs compared with April. The count included an extra two rigs in Australia and one each in Thailand and Indonesia. Myanmar and Vietnam resumed exploring for gas in May. Myanmar last had an active rig in January, while the last time Vietnam had an active rig was in September 2014. Vietnam has faced difficulties in its offshore oil and gas exploration because of...