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): October 5, 2017
GULFPORT ENERGY CORPORATION
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Charter)
(State or other jurisdiction
3001 Quail Springs Parkway
Oklahoma City, OK
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(Registrants telephone number, including area code)
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
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Item 8.01. Other Events.
On October 5, 2017, Gulfport Energy Corporation (Gulfport) issued a press release announcing that it priced an offering of $450.0 million aggregate principal amount of its 6.375% Senior Notes due 2026 (the Notes) to qualified institutional buyers pursuant to Rule 144A under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the Securities Act), and to certain non-U.S. persons in accordance with Regulation S under the Securities Act. A copy of this press release is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1.
The Notes were not registered under the Securities Act or any state securities laws and may not be offered or sold in the United States absent registration or an applicable exemption from such registration requirements. This report is neither an offer to sell nor a solicitation of an offer to buy any of these securities and shall not constitute an offer, solicitation or sale in any jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation or sale is unlawful.
Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits.
|99.1||Press Release dated October 5, 2017 entitled Gulfport Energy Corporation Prices $450 Million Offering of 6.375% Senior Notes.|
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 thereunto duly authorized.
|GULFPORT ENERGY CORPORATION|
|Date: October 5, 2017||By:||/s/ Keri Crowell|
Chief Financial Officer