HOUSTON, March 27, 2014 /CNW/ - Gastar Exploration Inc. ("Gastar") (NYSE MKT: GST) today announced that the borrowing base under its revolving credit facility has been increased to $120.0 million. This represents a $20.0 million increase over Gastar's previous borrowing base effective December 2013. Currently, Gastar has no borrowings outstanding under the revolving credit facility.
Gastar Exploration Inc. 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. For more information, visit Gastar's website at www.gastar.com.
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Gastar Exploration Inc.
Michael A. Gerlich, Chief Financial Officer
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