Midstates Petroleum Company, Inc. To Participate In RBC Capital Markets' Global Energy And Power Conference In New York City On June 4, 2012

Midstates Petroleum Company, Inc. (“Midstates” or the “Company”) (NYSE:MPO) announced today that John Crum, the Company’s Chief Executive Officer and President, will participate in the RBC Capital Markets' Global Energy and Power Conference in New York City today, June 4, 2012. In conjunction with that Conference, a new investor handout will be posted on the Company’s web site, www.midstatespetroleum.com in the Investors section of the web site later today.

About Midstates Petroleum Company, Inc.

Midstates Petroleum Company, Inc. is an independent exploration and production company focused on the application of modern drilling and completion techniques to oil-prone resources in previously discovered yet underdeveloped hydrocarbon trends. Founded in 1993, the Company’s operations are currently focused on oilfields in the Upper Gulf Coast Tertiary trend onshore in central Louisiana. Midstates is headquartered in Houston, Texas. Additional information about the Company is available at www.midstatespetroleum.com.

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