Gulfport Energy Schedules First-Quarter 2007 Earnings Conference Call

OKLAHOMA CITY, May 7, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Gulfport Energy Corporation (Nasdaq:GPOR) will hold a conference call on Monday, May 14, at 10:00 a.m. CDT to discuss its first-quarter 2007 financial and operational results. The call will follow the release of Gulfport's first-quarter earnings the morning of May 14.

Interested parties may listen to the call via Gulfport's website at or by calling 1-866-713-8310. The passcode for the call is 47225152. A replay of the call will be available for two weeks at 1-888-286-8010. The replay passcode is 72981422. 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. Through a Canadian based joint venture, Gulfport recently acquired an acreage position in the Alberta oil sands and drilled core samples this winter. In addition, Gulfport also has an equity investment in the producing Phu Horm gas field in Thailand

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