Halcon Resources Announces Filing of Shelf Registration Statement for Previously Issued Shares

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HOUSTON, TEXAS, Sept. 27, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Halcón Resources Corporation (NYSE: HK) ("Halcón" or the "Company") today announced that it has filed a shelf registration statement on Form S-3 with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission covering shares of the Company's common stock held by Petro-Hunt Holdings, LLC, Pillar Holdings, LLC, Canada Pension Plan Investment Board and CPP Investment Board PMI-2 Inc., in accordance with the requirements of contractual agreements previously entered into with these stockholders.

The stockholders named in the registration statement have informed Halcón that they have no current intention to sell the shares covered by the registration statement, which became effective upon filing. The Company will not receive any proceeds from potential sales of the common stock by the stockholders.

This press release is neither an offer to sell nor a solicitation of an offer to buy, nor shall there be any sale of these securities in any state or jurisdiction in which such an offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to registration or qualification under the securities laws of any such state or jurisdiction.

About Halcón Resources

Halcón Resources Corporation is an independent energy company engaged in the acquisition, production, exploration and development of onshore oil and natural gas properties in the United States.

CONTACT: Scott M. Zuehlke VP, Investor Relations Halcon Resources (832) 538-0314

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