HOUSTON, TX--(Marketwired - Aug 19, 2014) -  GeoMet, Inc. (OTCQB: GMET) (NASDAQ: GMETP) (the "Company") announced today that it has established the close of business on August 21, 2014 as the record date (the "Record Date") for a special meeting of stockholders to consider and vote on proposals that would (i) amend the Company's Amended and Restated Certificate of Incorporation to remove the prohibition restricting stockholders from acting by written consent (the "Charter Amendment") and (ii) adopt resolutions to ratify the Certificate of Amendment to the Certificate of Designations of Series A Convertible Redeemable Preferred Stock of the Company that was filed with the Secretary of State of the State of Delaware on December 21, 2010 (together with the Charter Amendment, the "Proposals").

Only stockholders of record on the Record Date will be entitled to notice of, and to vote at, the special meeting. The Company expects to hold the special meeting on September 19, 2014 at 10:00 a.m., Houston time, in the San Jacinto Room at 2 Houston Center, located at 909 Fannin St., Level P2, Houston, Texas 77010.

This communication is neither a solicitation of a proxy nor an offer to purchase nor a solicitation of an offer to sell any securities. This communication is also not a substitute for any proxy statement or other filings that may be made with the Securities Exchange Commission (the "SEC") with respect to the Proposals. Approval of the Proposals will be submitted to the Company's stockholders for their consideration, and the Company will file a definitive proxy statement to be used to solicit stockholder approval of the transaction with the SEC. The Company's stockholders are urged to read the definitive proxy statement when it becomes available and any other relevant documents filed with the SEC, as well as any amendments or supplements to those documents, because they will contain important information. A free copy of the definitive proxy statement, as well as other filings with the SEC containing information about the Company may be obtained, when available, at the SEC's website at www.sec.gov. Copies of the definitive proxy statement may also be obtained, when available, without charge, by directing a request to GeoMet, Inc., Attention Chief Financial Officer, 909 Fannin St., Suite 1850, Houston, Texas 77010 or at the Company's Investor Relations page on its corporate website at www.geometinc.com. The Company, its directors and executive officers may be deemed to be participants in the solicitation of proxies from the Company's stockholders.

Contact Information:

For more information please contact
Tony Oviedo
Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer, Chief Accounting Officer and Controller
(713) 287-2262