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

OKLAHOMA CITY, March 19, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Gulfport Energy Corporation (Nasdaq:GPOR) will hold a conference call on Monday, March 26, at 11:00 a.m. Eastern to discuss its fourth-quarter and full year 2006 financial and operational results and expectations for the remainder of 2007. The call will follow the release of Gulfport's fourth-quarter earnings the morning of March 26.

Interested parties may listen to the call via Gulfport's website at or by calling 1-866-356-3093. The passcode for the call is 70202201. A replay of the call will be available for two weeks at 1-888-286-8010. The replay passcode is 40502287. 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 recently acquired an acreage position in the Alberta oil sands in Canada and drilled core samples this winter. In addition, Gulfport also has an interest in the producing Phu Horm gas field in Thailand

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