Gulfport Energy Announces Upcoming Events

Conference Call and Presentation Will Discuss Canadian Oil Sands Activity; Southern Louisiana Field Tour Planned

OKLAHOMA CITY, June 18, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Gulfport Energy Corporation (Nasdaq:GPOR) announces the following upcoming events.

Canadian Oil Sands Conference Call

Gulfport will host a conference call and presentation on Monday, June 25, at 2:00 p.m. Eastern to discuss its current activity and future plans in the Canadian oil sands play. Presentation slides will be available the morning of the call on the company's website.

Interested parties may listen to the conference call and view the slides via Gulfport's website at To participate in the question and answer session of the call, the dial-in number is 1-800-798-2801. The passcode for the call is 28672602. Additionally, a replay of the call will be available for two weeks at 1-888-286-8010 using the following replay passcode, 80919940. The webcast will be archived for 30 days on the company's website.

Southern Louisiana Field Tour

Gulfport invites analysts and investors on Wednesday, June 27 and Thursday, June 28 on a tour of its two major fields, West Cote Blanche Bay and Hackberry, in southern Louisiana. For an agenda of the event and further details, please contact John Kilgallon at Information regarding the field tour is also available on the company's website.

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 additional exploration activity in the Canadian oil sands. For further information, please visit

CONTACT: Gulfport Energy Corporation
         John Kilgallon, Director, Investor Relations
         (405) 242-4474