Highlights Permian falls by five rigs, leaving 300 Haynesville at 63, highest since April 2019 Eagle Ford, Marcellus, Utica stagnant The US oil and gas rig count fell by 13 to 706 on the week, energy analytics and software company Enverus said Dec. 30, as the Permian Basin recorded by far the biggest decline — and biggest move — of any of the eight largest domestic plays. Receive daily email alerts, subscriber notes & personalize your experience. Register Now Overall, the drop in the total rig count came from crude plays where rigs fell by 14 on the week to 552. Rigs working in gas plays rose by one to 168. Rigs in the Permian, sited in West Texas/southeast New Mexico, fell by five to 300, on top of a one-rig dip the previous week. But generally, the basin — the largest in the US with 4.88 million b/d […]