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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 1, 2020



(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Charter)


Delaware   000-19514   73-1521290
(State or other jurisdiction
of incorporation)
  (Commission File Number)   (I.R.S. Employer
Identification Number)


3001 Quail Springs Parkway
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
(Address of principal executive offices)   (Zip code)


(405) 252-4600
(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)



(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)


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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:


Title of each class   Trading Symbol   Name of each exchange on which registered
Common stock, par value $0.01 per share   GPOR   Nasdaq Global Select Market


Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (§230.405 of this chapter) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (§240.12b-2 of this chapter).


Emerging growth company


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Item 5.02. Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers


On June 1, 2020, Gulfport Energy Corporation (“Gulfport”) approved a 10% salary reduction for Gulfport’s senior management team and a 20% salary reduction for the Company’s Chief Executive Officer. The cash retainer paid to the Company’s Board of Directors will also be reduced by 10%.


Item 7.01 Regulation FD Disclosure


On June 2, 2020, Gulfport issued a press release announcing an update to its 2020 operational guidance and provided an update regarding its ongoing cost savings initiatives, including a 10% salary reduction to Gulfport’s senior management team and a 20% salary reduction for the Company’s Chief Executive Officer.


A copy of the press release is attached as Exhibit 99.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K and is incorporated by reference herein.


Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits


(d) Exhibits


Number   Exhibit
99.1   Press release dated June 2, 2020 entitled “Gulfport Energy Corporation Announces Update to its 2020 Operational and Financial Guidance and Provides Update on Cost Savings Initiatives.”
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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.


Date: June 2, 2020 By: /s/ Patrick K. Craine
    Patrick K. Craine
    General Counsel and Corporate Secretary