HOUSTON, TEXAS, May 23, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Halcón Resources Corporation (NYSE: HK) ("Halcón" or the"Company") today announced that the stockholders approved each ofthe proposals voted on at its annual meeting held on May 23,2013. Election of Directors The following nominees were selected to serve as Class Cdirectors on the Halcón Board of Directors until the Annual Meetingof Stockholders in 2016: · James L. IrishIII · 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 2012Long-Term Incentive Plan (the "Plan") to increase the number ofshares of Halcón common stock that may be issued under the Plan by30 million shares. Executive Compensation The stockholders approved, in a non-binding advisory vote, thecompensation of named executive officers and determined that astockholder vote to approve the compensation of named executivesshould occur every three years. Amendment to Certificate of Incorporation The stockholders approved an amendment to the Company'sCertificate of Incorporation to provide that, with certainexceptions, the Court of Chancery of the State of Delaware be theexclusive forum for certain legal actions. Ratification of Appointment of Deloitte & Touche LLPas Independent Public Accountants The stockholders ratified the appointment of Deloitte &Touche LLP as Halcón's independent registered public accountingfirm for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2013. 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.
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