Magnum Hunter Makes Management Changes in Finance Dept.

Magnum Hunter announced several management changes in the Company's finance department. Victor Ponce de Leon is being transferred in a lateral position and will now work at two of the Company's wholly-owned subsidiaries, Eureka Hunter Pipeline, LLC and Energy Hunter Securities, LLC.

Mr. Ponce de Leon has over 15 years of experience in the energy sector, with the last two years having served as Vice President of Finance and Treasurer at Magnum Hunter. He has previous experience as an Investment Banker with Morgan Keegan and West LB, having worked on numerous energy related transactions, including structured and corporate financings, mergers and acquisitions and fairness opinions. Mr. Ponce de Leon has also worked as an equity research analyst covering the exploration and production sector for CIBC World markets, Credit Lyonnais and Jeffries & Co. He received a B.B.A. in Finance from the University of St. Thomas and a Certificate in Accounting from the University of Houston.

Additionally, the Company has promoted E. Gabe Scott to Assistant Vice President of Finance and Assistant Treasurer of the Company. Mr. Scott has been an employee of Magnum Hunter since January 2011. He has five years of corporate finance experience with increasing management responsibilities in the energy sector, having spent the last year as a Financial Analyst for the Company. His work related experience include four years in Senior Financial Analyst positions with an upstream energy company, an energy sector focused private equity firm and with a multinational global financial services provider. Mr. Scott was a full scholarship recipient and four year letterman in baseball at the University of Alabama receiving numerous honors and recognition such as serving as team co-captain for several years, being named an ESPN Academic All-American, recognized as the Outstanding Finance Undergraduate Student for two years, a Paul Bear Bryant Student Athlete of the Year Finalist in 2005, a National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association All-American in 2005, and a First Team All Southeastern Conference choice in 2005 amongst many other awards for both his academic and athletic achievements.