HOUSTON, Aug. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Gastar Exploration Ltd. (NYSE Amex: GST) announced today that J. Russell Porter, President and Chief Executive Officer, will present at The Oil & Gas Conference hosted by EnerCom Inc. August 13-16, 2012 in Denver. Gastar's presentation will be webcast live on Tuesday, August 14 at 8:25 a.m. Mountain Time ( 10:25 a.m. Eastern Time). To listen to the audio webcast 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. Gastar's principal business activities include the identification, acquisition, and subsequent exploration and development of natural gas and oil properties with an emphasis on unconventional reserves, such as shale resource plays. Gastar is currently pursuing the development of liquids-rich natural gas in the Marcellus Shale in the Appalachia area of West Virginia and, to a lesser extent, central and southwestern Pennsylvania. Gastar also holds prospective acreage in the deep Bossier play in the Hilltop area of East Texas and in the Mid-Continent area of the United States. For more information, visit Gastar's website at www.gastar.com. Company Contact:Gastar Exploration Ltd.J. Russell Porter, Chief Executive Officer713-739-1800 / firstname.lastname@example.orgInvestor Relations Counsel:Lisa Elliott / Anne PearsonDRG&L : email@example.com / firstname.lastname@example.org SOURCE Gastar Exploration Ltd.