Gulfport Energy Schedules Fourth-Quarter and Full-Year 2007 Earnings Conference Call

OKLAHOMA CITY, March 7, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Gulfport Energy Corporation (Nasdaq:GPOR) will hold a conference call on Wednesday, March 12, at 11:00 a.m. Central to discuss its fourth-quarter and full-year 2007 financial and operational results. The call will follow the release of Gulfport's quarterly earnings the morning of March 12.

Interested parties may listen to the call via Gulfport's website at or by calling 1-888-679-8035. The passcode for the call is 78805415. A replay of the call will be available for two weeks at 1-888-286-8010. The replay passcode is 93564353. The webcast will be archived for 30 days on the company's website.

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 acre position in the Alberta Oil Sands in Canada through its interest in Grizzly Oil Sands ULC. In addition, Gulfport is participating in 14 wells in the Bakken play in the Williston Basin in North Dakota.

CONTACT:  Gulfport Energy Corporation
          Investor Contact:
          John Kilgallon, Director, Investor Relations