First Halcón-Operated Eastern TMS Well Drilled Ahead of Schedule; Completion Underway New Company Record 4,225 Boe/d IP Rate in Williston Basin HOUSTON, May 7, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Halcón Resources Corporation (NYSE:HK) ("Halcón" or the "Company") today announced its first quarter 2014 results. Halcón generated total revenues of $275.1 million for the three months ended March 31, 2014, an increase of 44% compared to the three months ended March 31, 2013. Production for the quarter was above the high-end of guidance and increased to 36,622 barrels of oil equivalent per day (Boe/d), 41% higher than the same period of 2013. First quarter 2014 production was 85% oil, 6% natural gas liquids (NGLs) and 9% natural gas. Excluding the impact of hedges, the Company realized 93% of the average NYMEX oil price, 47% of the average NYMEX oil price for NGLs and 103% of the average NYMEX natural gas price during the three months ended March 31, 2014. Total operating costs per unit (including lease operating expense, workover and other expense, taxes other than income, gathering and other expense, and general and administrative expense), after adjusting for selected items (see Selected Operating Data table for additional information), decreased by 8% to $28.40 per Boe in the first quarter of 2014, compared to the same period of 2013. After adjusting for selected items primarily related to a non-cash impairment charge and the non-cash impact of derivatives (see Selected Item Review and Reconciliation table for additional information), net income was $11.9 million, or $0.03 per diluted share, for the three months ended March 31, 2014. Halcón reported a net loss available to common stockholders of $77.9 million, or $0.19 per diluted share for the quarter. The reported net loss available to common stockholders for the quarter includes a non-cash pre-tax impairment charge of $61.2 million, primarily related to non-core asset sales.