Gulfport Energy Schedules Second-Quarter 2007 Earnings Conference Call

OKLAHOMA CITY, Aug. 3, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Gulfport Energy Corporation (Nasdaq:GPOR) will hold a conference call on Tuesday, August 14, 2007 at 1:00 p.m. Central to discuss its second-quarter 2007 financial and operational results. The call will follow the release of Gulfport's second-quarter earnings the morning of August 14, 2007.

Interested parties may listen to the call via Gulfport's website at or by calling 1-866-713-8562. International callers please dial 617-597-5310. The passcode for the conference call is 40343335. A replay of the call will be available for two weeks at 1-888-286-8010 or internationally at 617-801-6888. The replay passcode is 19064688. The webcast will be archived for 30 days 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. Gulfport, through a joint venture known as Grizzly Oil Sands ULC, has a sizable acreage position in the Alberta oil sands in Canada and has drilled core samples to further evaluate the acreage. In addition, Gulfport has an indirect interest in the producing Phu Horm gas field in Thailand.

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          Investor Contact:
          John Kilgallon, Director, Investor Relations