OKLAHOMA CITY, Nov. 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- SandRidge Energy, Inc. (NYSE: SD) The Board and management value the opinions of our shareholders and are always open to constructive engagement with them. While our perspectives on various points made in the letter from TPG-Axon differ in many instances, we agree that SandRidge has valuable assets and that we need to focus on improving performance for shareholders. The Board continues to actively work with management in taking steps to improve shareholder performance. Following our Q3 earnings release this afternoon, we will continue to engage substantively with shareholders. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120416/DA88110LOGO) About SandRidge Energy SandRidge Energy, Inc. is an oil and natural gas company headquartered in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma with its principal focus on exploration and production. SandRidge and its subsidiaries also own and operate gas gathering and processing facilities and CO2 treating and transportation facilities and conduct marketing operations. In addition, Lariat Services, Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of SandRidge, owns and operates a drilling rig and related oil field services business. SandRidge focuses its exploration and production activities in the Mid-Continent, Permian Basin, Gulf of Mexico, West Texas Overthrust and Gulf Coast. SandRidge's internet address is www.sandridgeenergy.com. CONTACT: Kevin R. White Senior Vice President SandRidge Energy, Inc. 123 Robert S. Kerr Avenue Oklahoma City, OK 73102 +1 (405) 429-5515 SOURCE SandRidge Energy, Inc.