Rig Count (Baker Hughes)
Baker Hughes has been keeping track of the rig count since 1944. This site provides statistics on U.S. and International rig counts as well as workover rigs.
British Petroleum/Amoco provides an abundance of worldwide energy data on coal, natural gas, hydroelectric, petroleum, and nuclear AND they have graphed much of it for you. In case you want to graph it yourself, you can download Excel spreadsheets of various data.
Energy Information Agency
DOE's data base is focused more on the United States energy statistics.
International Energy Agency
Statistics provided by this Paris-based group are considered by most analysts to be the best available. A recent controversy suggested that inaccurate figures relating to supply and demand may have unnecessarily caused the 1998 drop in oil prices.
Energy and Metals Prices
New York Mercantile Exchange's site provides pricing on Light Sweet Crude Oil, Heating Oil, New York Harbor Unleaded Gasoline, Natural Gas, Propane Gas, COB Electricity, Palo Verde Electricity, Gold, Silver, Copper, Platinum, and Palladium.
Oil Price Forecasts
Noesis provides weekly forecasts of oil and gasoline prices.
Texas Railroad Commission
This database has production by individual well and can be summarized in a number of ways.
This website has everything you ever wanted to know about the life cycle of the petroleum resource base. Check here to see when world oil production will begin declining.