Gastar Exploration – Files Prepackaged Chapter 11, Ares to Hold 100% of Reorganized Company, Existing Equity to Get Warrants

October 31, 2018 – Gastar Exploration (OTCQB: GSTC) and one affiliated Debtor (together, the “Company” or “Gastar”) filed for Chapter 11 protection with the U.S. Bankruptcy Court in the Southern District of Texas, lead case number 18-36057 [Docket No. 1]. The Company, a pure play Mid-Continent independent energy company engaged in the exploration, development and…