Halcon Resources Announces Offering Of Senior Unsecured Notes

HOUSTON, TEXAS, Aug. 7, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Halcón Resources Corporation (NYSE: HK) ("Halcón" or the"Company") today announced that, subject to market conditions, itintends to offer $300 million in aggregate principal amount ofsenior unsecured notes due 2022.  Halcón intends to use thenet proceeds from the offering to repay a portion of theoutstanding borrowings under its senior secured revolving creditfacility, which has been, and will continue to be, drawn upon topartially fund acquisitions of both leasehold and producingproperties in core areas.

The offering will be made only to qualified institutional buyerspursuant to Rule 144A and to certain persons in offshoretransactions pursuant to Regulation S, each under the SecuritiesAct of 1933 (the "Securities Act"), as amended.

The senior unsecured notes have not been registered under theSecurities Act or any state securities law and, unless soregistered, may not be offered or sold in the United States exceptpursuant to an applicable exemption from the registrationrequirements of the Securities Act and applicable state securitieslaws.  This press release shall not constitute an offer tosell or the solicitation of an offer to buy the securities.

Forward-Looking Statements

This release contains forward-looking statementswithin the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933 andSection 21E of the Securities and Exchange Act of 1934. Forward-looking statements are based on current beliefsand expectations and involve certain assumptions orestimates that involve various risks and uncertainties,such as financial market conditions, changes in commodities pricesand the other risks discussed in detail in Halcón's Annual Reporton Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2012 and othersubsequent filings with the Securities and ExchangeCommission.  Readers should not place undue reliance on anysuch forward-looking statements, which are made only as of the datehereof.  The Company has no duty, and assumes noobligation, to update forward-looking statements as a resultof new information, future events or changes in theCompany'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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