OKLAHOMA CITY, Jan. 14, 2011 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- PostRock Energy Corporation (Nasdaq:PSTR) ("PostRock" or the "Company") today announced that it has completed the second phase of its previously announced sale of certain assets in West Virginia to Magnum Hunter Resources Corporation (NYSE:MHR) ("MHR"). The consideration for the first two phases of the sale totaled $39.7 million. The purchase agreement also provides for MHR to acquire a third, smaller package of assets upon satisfaction of certain events and conditions. There can be no assurance that the sale of this third package will occur.
Robert W. Baird & Company acted as exclusive financial advisor and Baker Botts L.L.P. acted as outside legal counsel to PostRock on the asset sale.PostRock Energy Corporation is engaged in the acquisition, exploration, development, production and transportation of oil and natural gas primarily in the Cherokee Basin of Kansas and Oklahoma. The Company owns and operates over 2,800 wells and nearly 2,200 miles of gas gathering lines in the Basin. In addition, it owns 1,100 miles of interstate gas pipelines in Oklahoma, Kansas and Missouri. The PostRock Energy Corp. logo is available at http://www.globenewswire.com/newsroom/prs/?pkgid=7221
CONTACT: Jack Collins Chief Financial Officer (405) 702-7460 North Whipple Manager, Corporate Development & Investor Relations (405) 702-7423