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    Gastar Exploration Inc. (GST)

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    Gastar Exploration Inc.
    1331 Lamar Street
    Suite 650
    Houston, TX 77010
    United States - Map
    Phone: 713-739-1800
    Fax: 713-739-0458
    Website: http://www.gastar.com

    Index Membership:N/A
    Sector:Basic Materials
    Industry:Independent Oil & Gas
    Full Time Employees:57

    Business Summary 

    Gastar Exploration Inc., an independent energy company, engages 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 also developing the primarily oil-bearing reservoirs of the Hunton Limestone horizontal oil play in Oklahoma; and liquids-rich natural gas in the Marcellus Shale in West Virginia. As of December 31, 2014, its principal assets included approximately 51,300 net acres in the Appalachian Basin in West Virginia and southwestern Pennsylvania, as well as 117,800 net acres in the Mid-Continent area of the U.S. in the state of Oklahoma. 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.

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    Corporate Governance 
    Gastar Exploration Inc.’s ISS Governance QuickScore as of Feb 1, 2016 is 9. The pillar scores are Audit: 2; Board: 5; Shareholder Rights: 9; Compensation: 10.
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    Key Executives 
    Mr. J. Russell Porter , 54
    Chief Exec. Officer, Pres and Director
    Mr. Michael A. Gerlich , 61
    Chief Financial Officer, Sr. VP, Treasurer and Corp. Sec.
    Mr. Keith R. Blair , 61
    VP and Exploration Mang.
    Mr. Henry J. Hansen , 60
    VP of Land
    Amounts are as of Dec 31, 2014 and compensation values are for the last fiscal year ending on that date. Pay is salary, bonuses, etc.Exercised is the value of options exercised during the fiscal year.
    Currency in USD.
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