Gulfport Energy Corporation Schedules Third Quarter 2009 Financial and Operational Results Conference Call

OKLAHOMA CITY, Oct. 30, 2009 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Gulfport Energy Corporation (Nasdaq:GPOR) will hold a conference call on Thursday, November 5, 2009 at 1:00 p.m. CST to discuss its third quarter 2009 financial and operational results. The call will follow the release of Gulfport's third quarter 2009 earnings the morning of November 5, 2009.

Interested parties may listen to the call via Gulfport's website at or by calling toll-free at 1-866-543-6407 or 617-213-8898 for international callers. The passcode for the call is 31124117. A replay of the call will be available for two weeks at 1-888-286-8010 or 617-801-6888 for international callers. The replay passcode is 53351781. The webcast will be archived on the Company's website and can be accessed on the Company's "Investor Relations" page.

About Gulfport

Gulfport Energy Corporation is an Oklahoma City-based independent oil and natural gas exploration and production company with its principal producing properties located along the Louisiana Gulf Coast and the Permian Basin in West Texas. Gulfport also holds a sizeable acreage position in the Alberta Oil Sands in Canada through its interest in Grizzly Oil Sands ULC.

CONTACT:  Gulfport Energy Corporation
          Investor Contact:
          Paul K. Heerwagen IV, Investor Relations