The United States had 990 drilling rigs in operation at the end of last week.
Texas ended last week with a total of 484 drilling rigs in operation.
The Texas Railroad Commission issued 261 drilling permits last week to bring the 10-week rolling average to 326.
Natural gas prices increased by $0.09 at the end of last week at an average of $2.59 per mmbtu.
West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude prices ended last week at an average of $62.95 per barrel.
Gasoline prices across Texas ended last week at an average of $2.61 per gallon.