Gastar Exploration Announces Third Quarter 2017 Earnings Release and Conference Call Schedule

HOUSTON, Oct. 25, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Gastar Exploration Inc. (NYSE American: GST) ("Gastar") announced today that it will release its third quarter 2017 results on Wednesday, November 8, 2017 after the market closes. In conjunction with the release, Gastar has scheduled a conference call for 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time (9:00 a.m. Central Time) on Thursday, November 9, 2017. Investors may participate in the call either by phone or audio webcast.

By Phone:

Dial 1-412-902-0030 at least 10 minutes before the call. A telephone replay will be available through November 16 by dialing 1-201-612-7415 and using the conference ID: 13672652.

By Webcast:

Visit the Investor Relations page of Gastar's website at www.gastar.com under "Events & Presentations." Please log on a few minutes in advance to register and download any necessary software. A replay will be available shortly after the call.

For more information, please contact Donna Washburn at Dennard-Lascar Associates at 713-529-6600 or e-mail dwashburn@dennardlascar.com.

About Gastar Exploration

Gastar Exploration Inc. is a pure play Mid-Continent independent energy company engaged in the exploration, development and production of oil, condensate, natural gas and natural gas liquids. Gastar's principal business activities include the identification, acquisition, and subsequent exploration and development of oil and natural gas properties with an emphasis on unconventional reserves, such as shale resource plays. Gastar holds a concentrated acreage position in the normally pressured oil window of the STACK Play, an area of central Oklahoma that is home to multiple oil and natural gas-rich reservoirs including the Meramec and Osage limestone formations, the Oswego limestone, the Woodford shale and Hunton limestone formations. For more information, visit Gastar's website at www.gastar.com.

Gastar Exploration Inc.
Michael A. Gerlich, Chief Financial Officer
713-739-1800 / mgerlich@gastar.com

Investor Relations Counsel:
Lisa Elliott / lelliott@dennardlascar.com
Dennard-Lascar Associates: 713-529-6600

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