Gastar Exploration 8-K 2010
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(D) OF THE
SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): March 25, 2010 March 25, 2010)
GASTAR EXPLORATION LTD.
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Its Charter)
1331 LAMAR STREET, SUITE 1080
HOUSTON, TEXAS 77010
(Address of principal executive offices)
(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)
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Item 2.02 Results of Operations and Financial Condition.
On March 25, 2010, Gastar Exploration Ltd. (the “Company”) issued a press release announcing the Company’s financial results for the three and twelve months ended December 31, 2009. A copy of the Company’s press release, dated March 25, 2010, is furnished herewith as Exhibit 99.1 and is incorporated herein by reference.
In accordance with General Instruction B.2 of Form 8-K and the Securities and Exchange Commission Release No. 33-8176, the information presented herein under Item 2.02 and under Item 9.01 related thereto of Form 8-K, shall not be deemed to be “filed” for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, or otherwise subject to the liabilities of that section, and is not deemed to be incorporated by reference into any filing under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, or the Securities Exchange Act of 1934.
SECTION 9 – FINANCIAL STATEMENTS AND EXHIBITS
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.
The following exhibit is hereby furnished as part of this Current Report on Form 8-K under Item 2.01 and Item 9.01 of Form 8-K and shall not deemed filed.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
GASTAR EXPLORATION LTD.