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Gastar Exploration Inc., an independent energy company, is engaged in the exploration, development, and production of oil, condensate, natural gas, and natural gas liquids in the United States. Its principal activities include the identification, acquisition, exploration, and development of oil and natural gas properties on unconventional reserves, such as shale resource plays. The company is developing liquids-rich natural gas in the Marcellus Shale in West Virginia; and is also in the early stages of exploring and developing the Hunton Limestone horizontal oil play in Oklahoma. As of December 31, 2013, it had 327.8 billion cubic feet of natural gas equivalent of proved reserves. The company was formerly known as Gastar Exploration Ltd. and changed its name to Gastar Exploration Inc. in January 2014. Gastar Exploration Inc. is based in Houston, Texas.

63 Employees
Last Reported Date: 03/13/14

gastar exploration inc (GST) Top Compensated Officers

Chief Executive Officer, President and Direct...
Total Annual Compensation: $989.4K
Chief Financial Officer, Principal Accounting...
Total Annual Compensation: $534.9K
Chief Operating Officer and Senior Vice Presi...
Total Annual Compensation: $521.9K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2013.

gastar exploration inc (GST) Key Developments

Gastar Exploration Inc. Enters into Master Assignment, Agreement and Amendment No. 4 to Second Amended and Restated Credit Agreement

On August 13, 2014, Gastar Exploration Inc. entered into a Master Assignment, Agreement and Amendment No. 4 to Second Amended and Restated Credit Agreement, among the company, as Borrower, Wells Fargo Bank, National Association, as Administrative Agent, Collateral Agent, Swing Line Lender and Issuing Lender, and in its capacity as a Lender, the Assignee, and the other lenders party thereto. Amendment No. 4 amended the Second Amended and Restated Credit Agreement to, among other things, increase the borrowing base under the Credit Agreement from $120,000,000 to $145,000,000.

Gastar Exploration Announces Borrowing Base Increase

Gastar Exploration Inc. announced that the borrowing base under its revolving credit facility has been increased to $145 million. This represents a $25 million increase over Gastar's previous borrowing base effective March 2014. Currently, Gastar has drawn $20 million under the revolving credit facility, resulting in $125 million of unused borrowing capacity.

Gastar Exploration Announces Board Appointments

Gastar Exploration Inc. announced that its board of directors expanded the size of the Board from five to seven members and appointed Dr. Stephen A. Holditch and Mr. Jerry R. Schuyler to the Board effective August 8, 2014. Dr. Holditch is currently Professor Emeritus of Petroleum Engineering at Texas A&M University and previously was the Chairman of the Department of Petroleum Engineering at Texas A&M. Mr. Schuyler currently serves on the board of directors of Rosetta Resources Inc. and Gulf Coast Energy Resources Inc.


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