Whiting Petroleum Corporation Announces Participation In Upcoming Investor Conferences

Whiting Petroleum Corporation (NYSE: WLL) today announced that the Company will be participating in the following upcoming investor conferences:

Michael J. Stevens, Whiting’s Chief Financial Officer, will present at the Capital One Southcoast 7 th Annual Energy Conference at the Omni Royal Orleans Hotel in New Orleans at 3:40 p.m. EST on Tuesday, December 4, 2012. A live webcast of Mr. Stevens’ presentation may be accessed on the Internet by logging onto the following link: http://wsw.com/webcast/cof4/wll/ .

James T. Brown, Whiting’s President and COO, will present at the Wells Fargo Securities Energy, MLP and Pipeline Conference at the Palace Hotel in New York City at 9:45 a.m. EST on December 5, 2012. A live webcast of Mr. Brown’s presentation may be accessed on the Internet by logging onto the following link: http://cc.talkpoint.com/well001/120412a_hr/?entity=1_0PJIP11.

Chairman and CEO James J. Volker will speak at Hart Energy’s “Rockies Midstream: Bakken & Niobrara oil, Rockies NGLs and beyond” at 8:40 a.m. on December 6, 2012. The conference is being held at the Denver Convention Center in Denver, Colorado.

About Whiting Petroleum Corporation

Whiting Petroleum Corporation, a Delaware corporation, is an independent oil and gas company that explores for, develops, acquires and produces crude oil, natural gas and natural gas liquids primarily in the Rocky Mountain, Permian Basin, Mid-Continent, Michigan and Gulf Coast regions of the United States. The Company’s largest projects are in the Bakken and Three Forks plays in North Dakota and its Enhanced Oil Recovery fields in Oklahoma and Texas. The Company trades publicly under the symbol WLL on the New York Stock Exchange. For further information, please visit http://www.whiting.com.

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