Whiting Petroleum Corporation Announces Fourth Quarter 2012 Earnings Release Date and Conference Call

  Whiting Petroleum Corporation Announces Fourth Quarter 2012 Earnings Release
  Date and Conference Call

Business Wire

DENVER -- February 1, 2013

Whiting Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:WLL) will release its fourth quarter 2012
financial and operating results on Wednesday, February 27, 2013 after the
market closes. A conference call with investors, analysts and other interested
parties is scheduled for 11:00 a.m. EST (10:00 a.m. CST, 9:00 a.m. MST) on
Thursday, February 28, 2013 to discuss Whiting's fourth quarter 2012 financial
and operating results. Please call (800) 591-6923 (U.S./Canada) or (617)
614-4907 (International) to be connected to the call and enter the pass code
31942801. Access to a live Internet broadcast will be available at
http://www.whiting.com by clicking on the “Investor Relations” box on the menu
and then on the link titled "Webcasts."

A telephonic replay will be available beginning approximately two hours after
the call on Thursday, February 28, 2013 and continuing through Thursday, March
7, 2013. You may access this replay at (888) 286-8010 (U.S./Canada) or (617)
801-6888 (International) and entering the pass code 50698820. You may also
access a web archive at http://www.whiting.com beginning approximately one
hour after the conference call.

About Whiting Petroleum Corporation

Whiting Petroleum Corporation, a Delaware corporation, is an independent oil
and gas company that explores for, develops, acquires and produces crude oil,
natural gas and natural gas liquids primarily in the Rocky Mountain, Permian
Basin, Mid-Continent, Michigan and Gulf Coast regions of the United States.
The Company’s largest projects are in the Bakken and Three Forks plays in
North Dakota and its Enhanced Oil Recovery fields in Oklahoma and Texas. The
Company trades publicly under the symbol WLL on the New York Stock Exchange.
For further information, please visit http://www.whiting.com.

Contact:

Whiting Petroleum
John B. Kelso, 303-837-1661
Director of Investor Relations
john.kelso@whiting.com