The Baker Hughes rig count was up slightly overall from the previous month, despite both the international and US count remaining slightly down.
The worldwide rig count for June 2015 was 2,136 – up nine from the 2,127 counted in May and down 1,309 from the 3,445 counted in June 2014.
However company ranked the numbers on the international rig count at 1,146 – down 12 from the 1,158 the month previously.
It was also down almost 200 from the 1,344 counted at the same time in June 2014.
The offshore rig count for last month was 277, down 7 from the 284 counted in May and down 43 from the 320 counted in June 2014.
On average, the US rig count for last month was down 28 from the month previously at 861.
Meanwhile the average Canadian rig count for June 2015 was 129, up 49 from the 80 counted in May.
However it was down 111 from the 240 counted in June 2014.