Midstates Petroleum Company, Inc. (“Midstates” or the “Company”) (NYSE:MPO) announced today that it will present at the Howard Weil 41 st Annual Energy Conference on Monday, March 18, 2013 in New Orleans, Louisiana. In conjunction with the conference, an updated presentation will be posted to the “Investors” section of the Company’s website, www.midstatespetroleum.com, the morning of the conference. 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. The Company’s operations are currently focused on oilfields in the Upper Gulf Coast Tertiary trend onshore in central Louisiana and in the Mississippian Lime trend in northwestern Oklahoma and southern Kansas. The Company is headquartered in Houston, Texas. Additional information about the Company is available at www.midstatespetroleum.com.