November 13, 2008

Petrohawk to Present at Bank of America 2008 Energy Conference

HOUSTON, Nov. 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Floyd C. Wilson, Chairman, President, and Chief Executive Officer of Petrohawk Energy Corporation ("Petrohawk" or the "Company") will present today at 8:40 a.m. EST at the Bank of America 2008 Energy Conference being held at The Ritz Carlton, Key Biscayne, Florida.

The presentation will include an update of Haynesville Shale activities, including the Company's latest well result, current production from the play, and increased estimates of Petrohawk's resource potential. The presentation, as well as a link to the webcast of the event, will be available through the Company's website,

Petrohawk Energy Corporation is an independent energy company engaged in the acquisition, production, exploration and development of natural gas and oil with properties concentrated in Northwest Louisiana and East Texas (Haynesville / Bossier Shale and Cotton Valley), Arkansas (Fayetteville Shale), South Texas (Eagle Ford Shale), Oklahoma and the Permian basin.

For more information contact Joan Dunlap, Vice President - Investor Relations, at 832-204-2737 or [email protected] For additional information about Petrohawk, please visit our website at

Petrohawk Energy Corporation

CONTACT: Joan Dunlap, Vice President - Investor Relations of PetrohawkEnergy Corporation, +1-832-204-2737, [email protected]

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