Gulfport Energy Corporation Schedules Second Quarter 2011 Financial and Operational Results Conference Call

OKLAHOMA CITY, Aug. 1, 2011 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Gulfport Energy Corporation (Nasdaq:GPOR) will hold a conference call on Thursday, August 4, 2011 at 9:00 a.m. CDT to discuss its second quarter 2011 financial and operational results. The call will follow the release of Gulfport's second quarter 2011 earnings the morning of August 4, 2011.

Interested parties may listen to the call via Gulfport's website at or by calling toll-free at 866-783-2144 or 857-350-1603 for international callers. The passcode for the call is 31201484. 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 77632397. 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 in the Permian Basin in West Texas. Gulfport recently acquired acreage positions in the Niobrara Formation of Western Colorado and the Utica Shale of Eastern Ohio. Gulfport also holds a sizeable acreage position in the Alberta Oil Sands in Canada through its interest in Grizzly Oil Sands ULC.

CONTACT: Paul K. Heerwagen IV
         Director, Investor Relations

Gulfport Energy

Source: Gulfport Energy Corporation