Magnum Hunter Announces Common Stock Offering

Magnum Hunter Resources, Inc. (NYSE: MHR) intends to offer 15,000,000 shares of its common stock to the public. The Company anticipates that proceeds of this offering will fund a portion of its pending acquisition of certain oil and gas properties from Tom Brown, Inc., a subsidiary of EnCana Corporation.

The offering will be made pursuant to the Company's Shelf Registration Statement currently in effect with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Magnum Hunter expects to grant the underwriters an option to purchase an additional 2,250,000 common shares to cover over-allotments.

Lehman Brothers and Deutsche Bank Securities will serve as joint book-running managers for the common share offering. Copies of the preliminary prospectus relating to the offering may be obtained from offices of Lehman Brothers Inc. c/o ADP Financial Services, Integrated Distribution Services, 1155 Long Island Avenue, Edgewood, New York 11717, and Deutsche Bank Securities Inc., 60 Wall Street, Fourth Floor, New York, New York 10005.