CONSENT OF INDEPENDENT REGISTERED PUBLIC ACCOUNTING FIRM
We have issued our report dated March 25, 2005, accompanying the financial statements included in the Annual Report of Gulfport Energy Corporation on Form 10-KSB for the year ended December 31, 2004. We hereby consent to the incorporation by reference of said report in the Registration Statement of Gulfport Energy Corporation on Form S-8 (File No. 333-55738, effective February 16, 2001).
/s/ GRANT THORNTON LLP
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
March 25, 2005