The United States had 1,038 drilling rigs in operation at the end of last week.
Texas ended last week with a total of 503 drilling rigs in operation.
The Texas Railroad Commission issued 426 drilling permits last week to bring the 10-week rolling average to 277.
Natural gas prices gained $0.24 to end the week at an average of $2.82 per mmbtu.
West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude prices averaged $56.54 per barrel last week.
Gasoline prices across Texas gained $0.06 to end last week at an average of $2.20 per gallon.