Beckerhughes said in a report published on its website that the number of platforms has risen by about 9 platforms to reach 450 platform.
In the same week last year, the number of US platforms totaled 572 platform running an increase of 122 from the platform this week.
The total number of drilling for natural gas and oil platforms in the United States increased by 12 to 569 platform.
The landed price of Brent crude at the close of trading today, 1.66% at $ 45.58 a barrel.
While futures for US light crude prices went down 1.19% to $ 44.13 a barrel.