Halcon Resources Announces Pricing Of Secondary Offering By Selling Shareholder

HOUSTON, TEXAS, Sept. 12, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Halcón Resources Corporation (NYSE: HK) ("Halcón" or the"Company") today announced the pricing of an underwritten secondaryoffering of 35,000,000 shares of its common stock offered byEnCap Energy Capital Fund VIII L.P. (the "Selling Shareholder") at$7.00 per share.  The underwriters have a 30-day option topurchase up to 5,250,000 additional shares (100% secondary) ofcommon stock from the Selling Shareholder.  Halcón will notsell any shares or receive any proceeds from the offering. The offering is expected to close on or about September 18, 2012,subject to customary closing conditions.

Barclays, Goldman, Sachs & Co. and J.P. Morgan are acting asthe joint book-running managers of the offering.  This pressrelease is being issued pursuant to and in accordance with Rule 134under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended.  Any offer, ifat all, will be made only by means of a prospectus forming a partof the effective registration statement.  Copies of thepreliminary prospectus may be obtained from:

Barclays c/o Broadridge Financial Solutions 1155 LongIsland Avenue Edgewood, NY 11717; barclaysprospectus@broadridge.com;(888) 603-5847

Goldman, Sachs & Co. Prospectus Department 200 WestStreet New York, NY 10282; prospectus-ny@ny.email.gs.com;(866) 471-2526

J.P. Morgan c/o Broadridge Financial Solutions 1155Long Island Avenue Edgewood, NY 11717; (866) 803-9204

The registration statement relating to the foregoing haspreviously been filed with the U.S. Securities and ExchangeCommission and became effective upon filing.  This pressrelease does not constitute an offer to sell or a solicitation ofan offer to buy the shares of common stock or any other securities,nor will there be any sale of the shares of common stock or anyother securities in any state or jurisdiction in which such offer,solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to registration orqualification under the securities laws of any such state orjurisdiction.

Additional Information for Investors

This release may contain forward-looking statements within themeaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act and Section 21E of theSecurities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended.  Halcón cautionsyou that any statements contained in this press release that arenot strictly historical statements constitute forward-lookingstatements.  These statements are based upon current beliefsor expectations and are subject to various risks and uncertainties,including those set forth in Halcón's registration statement andother filings with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission,including the Annual Report on Form 10-K for the fiscal year endedDecember 31, 2011, and Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q for thequarter ended June 30, 2012 (copies of which may be obtained fromthe SEC's website at http://www.sec.gov).  Readers should notplace undue reliance on any such forward-looking statements, whichare made only as of the date hereof.  Halcón undertakes noduty or obligation to update any forward-looking statementscontained in this release as a result of new information, futureevents or changes in Halcón's expectations.

About Halcón Resources

Halcón Resources Corporation is an independent energy companyengaged in the acquisition, production, exploration and developmentof onshore oil and natural gas properties in the United States.
CONTACT: Scott M. Zuehlke         VP, Investor Relations         Halcon Resources         (832) 538-0314

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