Gastar Exploration to Present at the IPAA Oil & Gas Investment Symposium in Florida

Jan 19, 2010, 10:15 ET from Gastar Exploration Ltd.

HOUSTON, Jan. 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Gastar Exploration Ltd. (NYSE Amex: GST) today announced that it will be presenting at the IPAA Oil & Gas Investment Symposium to be held January 19-20 in Hollywood, Florida.

J. Russell Porter, President and Chief Executive Officer, will make a presentation at 1:40 p.m. Eastern Time on Wednesday, January 20.  To listen to an audio webcast of the presentation and view accompanying presentation materials, visit the Investor Relations page of Gastar's web site at and select Events/Presentations.  A replay will be archived on the web site shortly after the presentation concludes.  

About Gastar Exploration

Gastar Exploration Ltd. is an exploration and production company focused on finding and developing natural gas assets in North America.  The Company pursues a strategy combining deep natural gas exploration and development with lower risk shale resource and CBM development.  The Company owns and operates exploration and development acreage in the deep Bossier gas play of East Texas and Marcellus Shale play in West Virginia and Pennsylvania. Gastar's CBM activities are conducted within the Powder River Basin of Wyoming.  For more information, visit our web site at

Company Contact:

Gastar Exploration Ltd.

Michael Gerlich, Vice President and CFO

713-739-1800 /

Investor Relations Counsel:  

Lisa Elliott / Anne Pearson

DRG&E: 713-529-6600 /

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