HOUSTON, Jan. 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Gastar Exploration Ltd. (NYSE Amex: GST) today announced that it will be presenting at the Pritchard Capital Partners 2012 Energize Conference being held in San Francisco, CA on January 4 - 5, 2012. J. Russell Porter, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer, will make a presentation at 9:40 a.m. Pacific Time on Wednesday, January 4. 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 www.gastar.com 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 independent company engaged in the exploration, development and production of natural gas and oil in the United States. Our principal business activities include the identification, acquisition, and subsequent exploration and development of natural gas and oil properties with an emphasis on prospective deep structures identified through seismic and other analytical techniques as well as unconventional natural gas reserves, such as shale resource plays. We are pursuing natural gas exploration in the Marcellus Shale in the Appalachian area of West Virginia and central and southwestern Pennsylvania and in the deep Bossier gas play in the Hilltop area of East Texas. We also conduct limited coal bed methane development activities within the Powder River Basin of Wyoming and Montana. For more information, visit our web site at www.gastar.com.
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