HOUSTON, Aug. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Gastar Exploration Ltd. (NYSE MKT: GST) announced today that J. Russell Porter, President and Chief Executive Officer, will present at The Oil & Gas Conference hosted by EnerCom Inc. August 12-15, 2013 in Denver, Colorado. Gastar's presentation will be webcast live on Wednesday, August 14 at 4:00 p.m. Mountain Time ( 6:00 p.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 ExplorationGastar Exploration Ltd. is an independent energy company engaged in the exploration, development and production of oil, natural gas, condensate and natural gas liquids in the United States. Gastar's principal business activities include the identification, acquisition, and subsequent exploration and development of oil and natural gas 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 West Virginia and is also in the early stages of exploring and developing the Hunton Limestone horizontal oil play in Oklahoma. Gastar also holds producing natural gas acreage in the deep Bossier play in the Hilltop area of East Texas, but has entered into a definitive agreement to sell its East Texas assets. For more information, visit Gastar's website at www.gastar.com. Company Contact:Gastar Exploration Ltd. J. Russell Porter, Chief Executive Officer 713-739-1800 / firstname.lastname@example.org Investor Relations Counsel: Lisa Elliott / lelliott@DennardLascar.comAnne Pearson / apearson@DennardLascar.com Dennard-Lascar Associates: 713-529-6600 SOURCE Gastar Exploration Ltd.