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HOUSTON, TEXAS, May 23, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Halcón Resources Corporation (NYSE: HK) ("Halcón" or the "Company") today announced that the stockholders approved each of the proposals voted on at its annual meeting held on May 23, 2013.
Election of Directors
The following nominees were selected to serve as Class C directors on the Halcón Board of Directors until the Annual Meeting of Stockholders in 2016:
· James L. Irish III
· Daniel A. Rioux
· Stephen S. Smiley
· Floyd C. Wilson
Amendments to 2012 Long-Term Incentive Plan
The stockholders approved an amendment to the Company's 2012 Long-Term Incentive Plan (the "Plan") to increase the number of shares of Halcón common stock that may be issued under the Plan by 30 million shares.
The stockholders approved, in a non-binding advisory vote, the compensation of named executive officers and determined that a stockholder vote to approve the compensation of named executives should occur every three years.
Amendment to Certificate of Incorporation
The stockholders approved an amendment to the Company's Certificate of Incorporation to provide that, with certain exceptions, the Court of Chancery of the State of Delaware be the exclusive forum for certain legal actions.
Ratification of Appointment of Deloitte & Touche LLP as Independent Public Accountants
The stockholders ratified the appointment of Deloitte & Touche LLP as Halcón's independent registered public accounting firm for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2013.
About Halcón Resources
Halcón Resources Corporation is an independent energy company engaged in the acquisition, production, exploration and development of onshore oil and natural gas properties in the United States.
CONTACT: Scott M. Zuehlke
VP, Investor Relations