Midstates Petroleum Company, Inc. is an independent exploration and production company. The Company�s areas of operation include Pine Prairie, South Bearhead Creek/Oretta, West Gordon and North Cowards Gully. Its Upper Gulf Coast Tertiary trend extends from south Texas to Mississippi across its operating areas in central Louisiana. The Company�s business is conducted through Midstates Petroleum Company LLC, as a direct, wholly owned subsidiary. In September 2012, the Company and its subsidiary acquired all of Eagle Energy Production, LLC�s producing properties as well as their developed and undeveloped acreage primarily in the Mississippian Lime oil play in Oklahoma and Kansas. Effective September 11, 2013, Midstates Petroleum Co Inc acquired Sanders Oil Co. In May 2014, the Company sold ownership interest in developed and undeveloped acreage in the Pine Prairie field area in Evangeline Parish, Louisiana.