HOUSTON, TX--(Marketwire - October 29, 2009) - Magnum Hunter Resources Corporation (NYSE Amex: MHR) (the "Company") announced it will host a conference call with Company management today, Thursday, October 29, 2009 at 9:00 a.m. CDT to discuss this morning's announcement regarding Magnum Hunter's definitive agreement to acquire substantially all of the assets of Triad Energy, pending final approval by the Federal Bankruptcy Court. Participants can dial into the conference call at 1-800-868-1837. The conference call code is 335421#. A replay will be available on Magnum Hunter's website.

About Magnum Hunter Resources Corporation

Magnum Hunter Resources Corporation and subsidiaries are a Houston, Texas based independent exploration and production company engaged in the acquisition of exploratory leases and producing properties, secondary enhanced oil recovery projects, exploratory drilling, and production of oil and natural gas in the United States.

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Contact Information: Contact: M. Bradley Davis Senior Vice President of Capital Markets bdavis@magnumhunterresources.com (832) 203-4545