DENVER, April 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Gasco Energy, Inc. (NYSE Amex: GSX) today announced that it will participate in the upcoming Independent Petroleum Association of America's Oil & Gas Investment Symposium to be held in New York from April 15 to April 18, 2012. Gasco Energy's CEO and President, King Grant will provide a corporate update to OGIS attendees on Monday, April 16, 2012 at 8:45 AM EDT. Webcasting will be available for the presentation and can be accessed by logging onto: http://www.investorcalendar.com/IC/CEPage.asp?ID=167988&CID around that time. About Gasco EnergyDenver-based Gasco Energy, Inc. is a natural gas and petroleum exploitation, development and production company engaged in locating and developing hydrocarbon resources, primarily in the Rocky Mountain region and in California's San Joaquin Basin. Gasco's principal business is the acquisition of leasehold interests in petroleum and natural gas rights, either directly or indirectly, and the exploitation and development of properties subject to these leases. Gasco focuses its drilling efforts in the Riverbend Project located in the Uinta Basin of northeastern Utah, targeting the oil-bearing Green River Formation and the natural gas-prone Wasatch, Mesaverde, Blackhawk, Mancos, Dakota and Morrison formations. To learn more, visit Gasco's website at www.gascoenergy.com. SOURCE Gasco Energy, Inc.