Gastar Exploration

Gastar Exploration Overview

Founded 1987
Founded
Status Acquired/​Merged
Employees 22
Employees
Latest Deal Type Buyout/​LBO
Financing Rounds 8
Investments 5

Gastar Exploration General Information

Description

Gastar Exploration Inc is Mid-Continent independent energy company which is engaged in the exploration, development, and production of oil, condensate, natural gas and NGLs (natural gas liquids). The principal business activities of the company 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. The company's exploration properties consist primarily of oil and natural gas leases in the Mid-Continent area of the U.S. in Oklahoma. Gastar operates through the single segment being Exploration and production of oil, condensate, natural gas.

Contact Information

Website
Formerly Known As
Gastar Exploration USA Inc.
Ownership Status
Acquired/Merged
Financing Status
Private Equity-Backed
Primary Industry
Energy Exploration
Other Industries
Energy Production
Former Stock Listing
GXX
Primary Office
  • 1331 Lamar
  • Suite 650
  • Houston, TX 77010
  • United States

Gastar Exploration Timeline

201720182019
Financing Round
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Gastar Exploration Valuation & Funding

Deal Type Date Amount Valuation/
EBITDA
Post-Val Status Debt

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Gastar Exploration Competitors (11)

Company Name Financing Status Location Employees Total Raised Last Financing Date/Type Last Financing
Amount
PetroQuest Energy Corporation Lafayette, LA 00 00000 0000000000.
000000 000000000 0 Corporation Houston, TX 000 00.000 00000000 00.000
000 000000000 Private Equity-Backed Houston, TX 000.00 0000000 0000 000.00
0000 00000 0000000 Private Equity-Backed Fort Worth, TX 00 000000000000
000000 000000 0000 Corporation Houston, TX 00 000000&0

Gastar Exploration Former Investors

Investor Name Investor Type Holding Investor Since Participating Rounds Contact Info

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Gastar Exploration Investments & Acquisitions (5)

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Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Lead Partner
00000 00000000 (00 16-Dec-2015 000000000 00000000 000.00 Buildings and Property 0000000 000000
00000 00000000 (00 01-Jul-2015 000000000 00000 00 000.00 Energy Exploration 0000000 000000
0000 000000 000000 10-Sep-2013 000000000 00000 00 00000 Energy Production
000000 00000000000 07-Aug-2013 000000000 00000 00 000.00 Energy Exploration 0000000 000000
New West Energy 21-Nov-2001 Merger/Acquisition Energy Production

Gastar Exploration Exits (2)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size Status Buyers
0000 000000 000000 10-Sep-2013 000000000 00000 00 00000 Completed
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Gastar Exploration (Non-Core Assets Oklahoma) 07-Aug-2013 Corporate Asset Purchase 000.00 Completed