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    Baker Hughes publishes March 2014 rig counts

    Baker Hughes Inc.

    Baker Hughes Inc. (NYSE: BHI) reports that the international rig count for March was 1,345, up four from the 1,341 counted in February, and up 77 from the 1,268 counted in March 2013. The international offshore rig count for March was 334, up 16 from the 318 counted in February, and up 18 from the 316 counted in March 2013. 

    The average US rig count for March was 1,803, up 34 from the 1,769 counted in February, and up 47 from the 1,756 counted in March 2013. The average Canadian rig count for March was 449, down 177 from the 626 counted in February, and down 15 from the 464 counted in March 2013.

    The worldwide rig count for March was 3,597, down 139 from the 3,736 counted in February, and up 109 from the 3,488 counted in March 2013.

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