Midstates Petroleum to Participate in Upcoming Conferences

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HOUSTON, May 29, 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 & Chief Executive Officer, will participate in the 2014 RBC Global Energy and Power Conference on Monday, June 2, 2014 in New York. Additionally, Nelson M. Haight, Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer will participate in the Bank of America Merrill Lynch Energy and Power Leveraged Finance Conference on June 3, 2014 in New York. The investor handout prepared in conjunction with these conferences will be available in the "Investors" section of the Company's website, www.midstatespetroleum.com on Monday, June 2.

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. The Company's drilling and completion efforts are currently focused in the Mississippian Lime oil play in Oklahoma and the Anadarko Basin in Texas and Oklahoma. Midstates' 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: Al Petrie, (713) 595-9427 Al.Petrie@midstatespetroleum.com or Chris Delange, (713) 595-9411 chris.delange@midstatespetroleum.com

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