As previously announced, the board of directors of Gastar (the "Board") has appointed
Mr. Schuyler, the interim Chief Executive Officer and Board Chairman of Gastar, commented: "We are running an open process to consider all strategic transactions, including financing, refinancing, sale, or merger transactions, or other forms of restructuring. We encourage all existing stakeholders and interested third-parties to participate."
Gastar previously disclosed in its Form 8-K filed on
Gastar has retained
About Gastar Exploration
Gastar is a pure-play Mid-Continent independent energy company engaged in the exploration, development, and production of oil, condensate, natural gas, and natural gas liquids in the United States. Gastar's principal business activities include the identification, acquisition and subsequent exploration and development of oil and natural gas properties with an emphasis on unconventional reserves, such as shale resource plays. Gastar holds a concentrated acreage position in the normally pressured oil window of the STACK Play, an area of central Oklahoma which is home
to multiple oil and natural gas-rich reservoirs including the Meramec, Oswego, Osage, Woodford, and Hunton formations. For more information, visit Gastar's website at www.gastar.com.
Forward Looking Statements
This news release includes "forward looking statements" within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended. Forward looking statements express our current expectations, opinion, belief or forecasts of future events and performance. A statement identified by the use of forward looking words including "may," "expects," "projects," "anticipates," "plans," "believes," "estimate," "will," "should," and certain of the other foregoing statements may be deemed forward-looking statements. Although Gastar believes that the expectations reflected in such forward-looking statements are reasonable, these statements involve risks and uncertainties that may cause actual future activities and results to be materially different from those suggested or described in this news release. These include risks described in Gastar's Annual Report on Form 10-K and other filings with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission ("
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