|Mr. J. Russell Porter||Chief Exec. Officer, Pres and Director||890.6k||N/A||56|
|Mr. Michael A. Gerlich||Chief Financial Officer, Sr. VP, Treasurer and Corp. Sec.||530.6k||N/A||63|
|Mr. Stephen Roberts||Chief Operating Officer and Sr. VP||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|Mr. Keith R. Blair||VP and Exploration Mang.||N/A||N/A||63|
|Mr. Henry J. Hansen||VP of Land||N/A||N/A||62|
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 holds interests in the oil and natural gas-rich reservoirs, including the Meramec and Osage, the Oswego limestone, the Woodford shale, and Hunton limestone formations. As of December 31, 2016, its principal assets included the STACK play covering approximately 83,800 net acres located in the Mid-Continent area of the United States, as well as approximately 14,500 net acres in the Appalachian Basin in West Virginia. 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.
Gastar Exploration Inc.’s ISS Governance QualityScore as of January 1, 2018 is 4. The pillar scores are Audit: 2; Board: 3; Shareholder Rights: 6; Compensation: 6.