SOURCE: Magnum Hunter Resources

Magnum Hunter Resources

May 11, 2011 09:00 ET

Ronald D. Ormand, Executive Vice President & CFO of Magnum Hunter Resources, to Present Today at the Robert W. Baird & Co., Inc. Growth Stock Conference

HOUSTON, TX--(Marketwire - May 11, 2011) - Mr. Ronald D. Ormand, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Magnum Hunter Resources Corporation (NYSE: MHR) (NYSE Amex: MHR-PrC) (NYSE Amex: MHR-PrD) ("Magnum Hunter" or the "Company"), will present today, May 11th at 11:15 AM CENTRAL TIME to the Robert W. Baird & Company, Inc.'s Growth Stock Conference at the Four Seasons Hotel in Chicago, Illinois.

A live webcast of Mr. Ormand's presentation can be accessed at the following internet address:

http://wsw.com/webcast/baird22/mhr/

About Magnum Hunter Resources Corporation

Magnum Hunter Resources Corporation is an independent oil and gas company engaged in the acquisition, development and production of oil and natural gas, primarily in the states of West Virginia, North Dakota, and Texas. The Company is presently active in three of the most prolific shale resource plays in the United States, namely the Marcellus Shale, Eagle Ford Shale and Williston Basin/Bakken Shale.

For more information, please view our website at http://www.magnumhunterresources.com/

Forward-Looking Statements

The statements and information contained in this press release that are not statements of historical fact, including all estimates and assumptions contained herein, are "forward looking statements" as defined in Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended. These forward looking statements include, among others, statements, estimates and assumptions relating to the Company's business and growth strategies, its oil and gas reserve estimates, its ability to successfully and economically explore for and develop oil and gas resources, its exploration and development prospects, future inventories, projects and programs, expectations relating to availability and costs of drilling rigs and field services, anticipated trends in the Company's business or industry, the Company's future results of operations, its liquidity and ability to finance our exploration and development activities, market conditions in the oil and gas industry and the impact of environmental and other governmental regulation. In addition, with respect to the Company's pending acquisitions of NGAS Resources, Inc. ("NGAS") and NuLoch Resources Inc. ("NuLoch"), forward-looking statements include, but are not limited to, statements regarding the expected timing of the completion of the proposed transactions; the ability to complete the proposed transactions considering the various closing conditions; the benefits of such transactions and their impact on the Company's business; and any statements of assumptions underlying any of the foregoing. In addition, if and when either proposed transaction is consummated, there will be risks and uncertainties related to the Company's ability to successfully integrate the operations and employees of the Company and the acquired business. Forward-looking statements generally can be identified by the use of forward-looking terminology such as "may", "will", "could", "should", "expect", "intend", "estimate", "anticipate", "believe", "project", "pursue", "plan" or "continue" or the negative thereof or variations thereon or similar terminology. These forward-looking statements are subject to numerous assumptions, risks, and uncertainties. Factors that may cause our actual results, performance, or achievements to be materially different from those anticipated in forward-looking statements include, among other, the following: adverse economic conditions in the United States and globally; difficult and adverse conditions in the domestic and global capital and credit markets; changes in domestic and global demand for oil and natural gas; volatility in the prices the Company receives for its oil and natural gas; the effects of government regulation, permitting, and other legal requirements; future developments with respect to the quality of the Company's properties, including, among other things, the existence of reserves in economic quantities; uncertainties about the estimates of the Company's oil and natural gas reserves; the Company's ability to increase its production and oil and natural gas income through exploration and development; the Company's ability to successfully apply horizontal drilling techniques and tertiary recovery methods; the number of well locations to be drilled, the cost to drill, and the time frame within which they will be drilled; drilling and operating risks; the availability of equipment, such as drilling rigs and transportation pipelines; changes in the Company's drilling plans and related budgets; and the adequacy of the Company's capital resources and liquidity including, but not limited to, access to additional borrowing capacity.

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