Gastar Exploration 8-K 2015
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): June 12, 2015 (June 11, 2015)
GASTAR EXPLORATION INC.
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in its Charter)
1331 LAMAR STREET, SUITE 650
HOUSTON, TEXAS 77010
(Address of principal executive offices)
(Registrants telephone number, including area code)
Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions (see General Instruction A.2. below):
SECTION 5 - CORPORATE GOVERNANCE AND MANAGEMENT
On June 11, 2015, Gastar Exploration Inc. (the Company) held its 2015 Annual Meeting of Stockholders (the Annual Meeting). As of April 21, 2015, the record date for the Annual Meeting, 80,145,777 shares of common stock were issued and outstanding and entitled to vote at the Annual Meeting. A summary of the matters voted upon by the stockholders and the final voting results for each such matter are set forth below.
Proposal 1 - Election of Directors to the Board
The Companys stockholders elected each of the following persons as directors to serve for terms of one year until the next annual meeting and their successors have been elected and qualified. The voting results were as follows:
Proposal 2 - Ratification of the Appointment of Independent Registered Public Accounting Firm
The Companys stockholders approved a proposal to ratify the appointment of BDO USA, LLP as the Companys independent registered public accounting firm for the year ending December 31, 2015. The voting results were as follows:
Proposal 3 - Advisory Vote on Executive Compensation
The Companys stockholders approved on a non-binding advisory basis the compensation of the Companys named executive officers as disclosed in the proxy statement pursuant to the compensation disclosure rules of the Securities Exchange Commission. The voting results were as follows:
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.
Date: June 12, 2015