The United States had 1,027 drilling rigs in operation at the end of last week.
Texas ended last week with a total of 499 drilling rigs in operation.
The Texas Railroad Commission approved 369 drilling permits last week.
Natural gas prices gained $0.05 to end the week at an average of $2.87 per mmbtu.
West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude prices averaged $56.07 per barrel last week.
Gasoline prices across Texas gained $0.02 to end last week at an average of $2.22 per gallon.