March 4, 2015 - 7:00 AM EST
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Magnum Hunter Resources Announces the Appointment of New Vice President of Reservoir Engineering

HOUSTON, TX--(Marketwired - Mar 4, 2015) - Magnum Hunter Resources Corporation (NYSE: MHR) (NYSE MKT: MHR.PRC) (NYSE MKT: MHR.PRD) (NYSE MKT: MHR.PRE) (the "Company" or "Magnum Hunter") announced that the Company has appointed Charlie Gibson as Vice President of Reservoir Engineering effective March 2, 2015. Mr. Gibson, age 56, will report to Gary C. Evans, Chairman & CEO of Magnum Hunter.

Mr. Gibson brings more than 30 years of engineering experience, including operations, reservoir and reserve reporting, primarily within growth oriented oil and natural gas companies. Prior to joining Magnum Hunter, Mr. Gibson served as Senior Vice President of Production Operations at Denbury Resources, Inc. ("Denbury") since June 2014. During his twelve year tenure at Denbury, he held many managerial positions including Senior Vice President of Planning, Technology and Business Development, Vice President of its West Region and Vice President of Reservoir Engineering and Geology. Mr. Gibson was a key participant in Denbury's significant business decisions. He was also involved in its analysis of potential acquisitions and integral to its reserve engineering process. Prior to joining Denbury, Mr. Gibson served in various reservoir and engineering roles at Coho Resources and ORYX Energy. Mr. Gibson earned a Bachelor of Science in Petroleum Engineering degree from Louisiana State University.

Magnum Hunter Management Comments

Mr. Gary C. Evans, Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of Magnum Hunter Resources, commented, "We welcome Charlie to our organization. His vast knowledge and experience in reservoir engineering is exactly what we have been looking for since last year. He will be an integral part of our senior management team."

About Magnum Hunter Resources Corporation

Magnum Hunter Resources Corporation and subsidiaries are a Houston, Texas based independent exploration and production company engaged in the acquisition, development and production of crude oil, natural gas and natural gas liquids, primarily in the states of West Virginia and Ohio. The Company is presently active in two of the most prolific unconventional shale resource plays in North America, the Marcellus Shale and Utica Shale located in Northwest West Virginia and Southeast Ohio.

Availability of Information on the Company's Website

Magnum Hunter is providing a reminder that it makes available on its website (at a variety of information for investors, analysts and the media, including the following:

  • annual reports on Form 10-K, quarterly reports on Form 10-Q, current reports on Form 8-K and any amendments to those reports as soon as reasonably practicable after the material is electronically filed with or furnished to the Securities and Exchange Commission;
  • the most recent version of the Company's Investor Presentation slide deck;
  • announcements of conference calls, webcasts, investor conferences, speeches and other events at which Company executives may discuss the Company and its business and archives or transcripts of such events;
  • press releases regarding annual and quarterly earnings, operational developments, legal developments and other matters; and
  • corporate governance information, including the Company's corporate governance guidelines, committee charters, code of conduct and other governance-related matters.

Magnum Hunter's goal is to maintain its website as the authoritative portal through which visitors can easily access current information about the Company. Over time, the Company intends for its website to become a primary channel for public dissemination of important information about the Company. Investors, analysts, media and other interested persons are encouraged to visit the Company's website frequently.

Certain information included on the Company's website constitutes forward-looking statements and is subject to the qualifications under the heading "Forward-Looking Statements" below and in the Company's Investor Presentation slide deck.

Forward-Looking Statements

This press release includes "forward-looking statements." All statements other than statements of historical facts included or incorporated herein may constitute forward-looking statements. Actual results could vary significantly from those expressed or implied in such statements and are subject to a number of risks and uncertainties. Although Magnum Hunter believes that the expectations reflected in the forward-looking statements are reasonable, Magnum Hunter can give no assurance that such expectations will prove to be correct. The forward-looking statements involve risks and uncertainties that affect operations, financial performance, and other factors as discussed in filings made by Magnum Hunter with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). Among the factors that could cause results to differ materially are those risks discussed in the periodic reports filed by Magnum Hunter with the SEC, including Magnum Hunter's Annual Report on Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2014, and its Quarterly Reports on Form 10-Q for the fiscal quarters ended after such fiscal year. You are urged to carefully review and consider the cautionary statements and other disclosures made in those filings, specifically those under the heading "Risk Factors." Forward-looking statements speak only as of the date of the document in which they are contained, and Magnum Hunter does not undertake any duty to update any forward-looking statements except as may be required by law.

Cham King
AVP, Investor Relations
[email protected]
(832) 203-4560

Source: Marketwired (Canada) (March 4, 2015 - 7:00 AM EST)

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