Natural Gas Producer Gulfport Energy Files for Bankruptcy

November 14, 2020 Updated: November 14, 2020

Natural gas explorer and producer Gulfport Energy Corp filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy on Friday, becoming the latest to succumb to weak crude prices as COVID-19 pandemic crimps fuel demand.

In a statement on Saturday, Gulfport said it has secured $262.5 million in debtor-in-possession financing from its existing lenders under its revolving credit facility, including $105 million in new money that will be available upon court approval.

By Rama Venkat