Gulfport Energy Corporation Schedules Second Quarter 2010 Financial and Operational Results Conference Call

OKLAHOMA CITY, Aug. 2, 2010 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Gulfport Energy Corporation (Nasdaq:GPOR) will hold a conference call on Thursday, August 5, 2010 at 12:00 p.m. CDT to discuss its second quarter 2010 financial and operational results. The call will follow the release of Gulfport's second quarter 2010 earnings the morning of August 5, 2010.

Interested parties may listen to the call via Gulfport's website at or by calling toll-free at 1-800-706-7748 or 617-614-3473 for international callers. The passcode for the call is 35412563. 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 69052399. 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, the Permian Basin in West Texas, and the Niobrara Shale of Western Colorado. 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