Midstates Petroleum to Participate in the UBS Global Oil and Gas Conference

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HOUSTON, May 19, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Midstates Petroleum Company, Inc. ("Midstates" or the "Company") (NYSE:MPO) announced today that Dr. Peter J. Hill, the Company's Interim President and Chief Executive Officer, will present at the 2014 UBS Global Oil and Gas Conference on Wednesday, May 21, 2014 in Austin at 9:25 a.m. central time. The presentation will be webcast live and can be viewed in the "Investors" section of the Company's website, www.midstatespetroleum.com. An archived version of the webcast as well as a copy of the presentation handout will also be available on the website.

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 in oil and liquids-rich basins in the onshore U.S. Midstates' drilling and completion efforts are currently focused in the Mississippian Lime oil play in Oklahoma and the Anadarko Basin in Texas and Oklahoma. The Company's operations also include the upper Gulf Coast tertiary trend in central Louisiana. The Company is headquartered in Houston, Texas. Additional information about the Company is available at www.midstatespetroleum.com.

CONTACT: Danielle Burkhart, (713) 595-9409 Danielle.Burkhart@midstatespetroleum.com or Al Petrie, (713) 595-9427 Al.Petrie@midstatespetroleum.com

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