Midstates Petroleum to Participate in Cowen and Company Ultimate Energy Conference

HOUSTON, Dec. 1, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Midstates Petroleum Company, Inc. ("Midstates" or the "Company") (NYSE:MPO) announced today that Dr. Peter Hill, the Company's Interim Chief Executive Officer, will present at the Cowen and Company 4th Annual Ultimate Energy Conference. The conference will take place in New York, with the presentation on December 3, 2014 at 1:15 pm eastern time. A webcast of the presentation, as well as the handout prepared in conjunction with this conference, will be available in the "Investors" section of the Company's website, www.midstatespetroleum.com, on December 3, 2014.

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 Anadarko Basin in Texas and Oklahoma. The Company's operations also include the upper Gulf Coast tertiary trend in central Louisiana. 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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