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J. Russell Porter

President, Chief Executive Officer and Director, Gastar Exploration Inc.

J. Russell PorterJ. Russell Porter currently serves as president, chief executive officer and director of Gastar Exploration Inc., an oil and gas exploration and production company with operations and assets focused in the STACK play of north central Oklahoma. Over a 30- year career, Porter has obtained a unique background with substantial exposure to the domestic and international natural resources industry and capital markets. He serves as Compensation Committee Chair for ASX-listed Petrel Energy, Ltd. and has previously served has an independent director for Caza Oil & Gas Inc. and Stallion Oilfield Holdings. He is a member of the Dean's Advisory Council for the E.J. Ourso School of Business at Louisiana State University. Porter earned a B.S. in Petroleum Land Management from Louisiana State University and a MBA from the Kenan-Flagler School of Business at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.