Platts Upstream Indicator

Understanding the oil and gas markets begins in the upstream. Permits to drill, rig activity, drilling technologies, commodity prices, and play development are the starting points to better assess future production.

Platts Upstream Indicator is a new, free report that leverages S&P Global Commodity Insights comprehensive upstream oil and gas coverage to give you a better understanding of this highly competitive market space.

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  • — Track weekly developments in the upstream oil and gas markets
  • — See drilling activity levels with an independent benchmark-quality assessment
  • — Identify shifts and trends in drilling activity
  • — Import into your own data with .pdf and .csv formats
  • — Easily track rigs by four key categories: hydrocarbon target, location, major basin, drilling direction


  • — Complimentary report delivered to your inbox every Thursday
  • — Dashboard view of current rig and permit counts by top play and oil and gas target to monitor trends and development patterns
  • — Historical perspective with year-on-year comparisons of rig and permit counts by basin
  • — Week-over-week commodity pricing in key basins, along with rig and permitting data, gives insight into current and future activity levels
  • — Detailed state-by-state breakout of active drilling rigs for onshore and offshore
  • — Four-week rolling rig count with a monthly average

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