Gulfport Energy Corporation Schedules Third Quarter 2008 Financial and Operational Results Conference Call

OKLAHOMA CITY, Oct. 31, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Gulfport Energy Corporation (Nasdaq:GPOR) will hold a conference call on Thursday, November 6, 2008 at 11:30 a.m. CDT to discuss its third quarter 2008 financial and operational results. The call will follow the release of Gulfport's third quarter earnings the morning of November 6, 2008.

Interested parties may listen to the call via Gulfport's website at or by calling toll-free at 1-800-561-2601 or 617-614-3518 for international callers. The passcode for the call is 71843787. A replay of the call will be available for two weeks at 1-888-286-8010. The replay passcode is 92578047. The webcast will be archived on the company's website and can be accessed on the company's "Investor Relations" page.

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 the Permian Basin in West Texas. Gulfport also holds a sizeable acreage position in the Alberta Oil Sands in Canada through its interest in Grizzly Oil Sands ULC. In addition, Gulfport is participating in numerous wells in the Bakken play in the Williston Basin in North Dakota.

CONTACT:  Gulfport Energy Corporation
          Investor Contact:
          Paul K. Heerwagen, Investor Relations