Gastar Exploration, Inc.
Gastar Exploration, Inc. is an independent energy company, engaged in the exploration, development and production of natural gas, natural gas liquids, condensate and oil. Its principle 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. It 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 Exploration was founded in 1987 and is headquartered in Houston, TX.