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Oil, Gas and Consumable Fuels

Company Overview of Gastar Exploration, Inc. prior to merger with Gastar Exploration USA, Inc.

Executive Profile

J. Russell Porter

Chief Executive Officer, President and Director, Gastar Exploration Inc.
AgeTotal Calculated CompensationThis person is connected to 2 Board Members in 2 different organizations across 2 different industries.

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52$2,157,971
As of Fiscal Year 2013

Background

Mr. J. Russell Porter has been the President and Chief Executive Officer of Gastar Exploration Inc. since February 24, 2004 and served as its Chief Operating Officer from September 2000 to February 2004. Mr. Porter actively participates in all facets of the Gastar Exploration's business and has a significant impact on both its business strategy and daily operations. He has an energy focused background, with approximately 19 years of natural gas and oil exploration and ...

Corporate Headquarters

1331 Lamar Street
Houston, Texas 77010

United States

Phone: 713-739-1800
Fax: 713-739-0458

Board Members Memberships

2004-N/A
Chief Executive Officer, President and Non-Independent Director
2004-Present
Chief Executive Officer, President and Director
2010-Present
Director

Education

BS
Louisiana State University
MBA
Kenan-Flagler Business School

Other Affiliations

Annual Compensation

Salary$500,000
Bonus$489,378
Total Annual Compensation$989,378

Stocks Options

Restricted Stock Awards$1,158,393
All Other Compensation$10,200
Exercisable Options$260,000
Exercisable Options Value$129,600
Total Value of Options$129,600
Total Number of Options$260,000

Total Compensation

Total Annual Cash Compensation$999,578
Total Short Term Compensation$989,378
Other Long Term Compensation$1,168,593
Total Calculated Compensation$2,157,971
 

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