Midstates Petroleum Company, Inc. (“Midstates” or the “Company”) (NYSE:MPO) announced today that senior management will participate in several upcoming investor conferences: the Bank of America Merrill Lynch 2012 Leveraged Finance Conference in Boca Raton, Florida on Monday, December 3; the Wells Fargo Securities 11 th Annual Pipeline, MLP and Energy Symposium in New York City on December 5; and the Capital One Southcoast 7 th Annual Energy Conference in New Orleans on December 6. In conjunction with those Conferences, the Company has posted a new investor presentation handout to the “Investors” section of its web site, www.midstatespetroleum.com. 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 and the Mississippian Lime trend in northwestern Oklahoma and southern Kansas. Midstates is headquartered in Houston, Texas.