This excerpt taken from the GPOR 8-K filed Mar 7, 2006.
Item 5.03. Amendments to Articles of Incorporation or Bylaws; Change in Fiscal Year.
On March 1, 2006 Gulfport Energy Corporation (Gulfport) filed a Certificate Eliminating Reference to a Series of Shares of Stock from the Certificate of Incorporation (the Certificate of Elimination) with the Secretary of State of Delaware effecting the elimination of the Certificate of Designations with respect to Cumulative Preferred Stock, Series A. The Certificate of Elimination returns such shares to the status of authorized but un-issued shares of Gulfports preferred stock without designation. No shares of Cumulative Preferred Stock, Series A were outstanding. A copy of the Certificate of Elimination is attached to this report as Exhibit 3.1, and incorporated by reference herein.