SandRidge Mississippian Trust II Announces Distribution of $0.532557 Per Unit

  SandRidge Mississippian Trust II Announces Distribution of $0.532557 Per

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AUSTIN, Texas -- January 31, 2013

SANDRIDGE MISSISSIPPIAN TRUST II (NYSE: SDR) today announced a quarterly
distribution for the three-month period ended December 31, 2012 (which
primarily relates to production attributable to the Trust’s interests from
September1, 2012 through November30, 2012) of $26.5 million, or $0.532557
per unit. The Trust makes distributions on a quarterly basis approximately 60
days after the end of each quarter. The distribution is expected to occur on
or before March 1, 2013 to holders of record as of the close of business on
February 14, 2013.

During the three-month production period ended November 30, 2012, total sales
volumes decreased 7% from the previous three-month period. This decreased
volume was due to lower oil production, offset by slightly higher natural gas
production. Realized prices for oil and natural gas, including the impact of
derivatives, were slightly higher versus the previous period. Overall, the
period’s results generated an 11% lower distribution per unit than the target.

The Trust owns royalty interests created from interests held by SandRidge
Energy, Inc. (“SandRidge”) and its subsidiaries in oil and natural gas
properties in the Mississippian formation in Alfalfa, Grant, Kay, Noble, and
Woods counties in northern Oklahoma and Barber, Comanche, Harper and Sumner
counties in southern Kansas and is entitled to receive proceeds from the sale
of production attributable to the royalty interests. As described in the
Trust’s filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”), the
amount of the quarterly distributions is expected to fluctuate from quarter to
quarter, depending on the proceeds received by the Trust as a result of actual
production volumes, oil and natural gas prices and the amount and timing of
the Trust’s administrative expenses, among other factors. Although there is no
assurance of any minimum distribution in any quarterly period, during the
subordination period (as described in the Trust’s filings), holders of Common
Units will be entitled to receive an amount up to the “Subordination
Threshold” (which varies from quarter to quarter) prior to any distribution
being made for that quarter in respect of the Subordinated Units, all of which
are held by SandRidge. If the amount available for distribution in any
quarterly period is sufficient to distribute an amount equal to the
Subordination Threshold to the holders of all units (including the
Subordinated Units), any additional balance is distributed to holders of all
units pro rata, up to the amount of the Incentive Threshold for the quarter.
Trust units are entitled to receive 50% of any cash available for distribution
in excess of the Incentive Threshold for the quarter. The announced
distribution exceeded the Subordination Threshold, but not the Incentive
Threshold, for the quarter.

Volumes, price and distributable income available to unitholders for the
period were (dollars in thousands, except per unit):

Sales Volumes                                                    
Oil (MBbl) (1)                                                        227
Gas (MMcf)                                                            1,758
Combined (MBoe)                                                       521
Average Price
Oil (per Bbl) (1)                                                   $ 84.45
Gas (per Mcf)                                                       $ 3.20
Average Price - including impact of derivative settlements and
post-production expenses
Oil (per Bbl) (1)                                                   $ 101.20
Gas (per Mcf)                                                       $ 2.64
Royalty income                                                      $ 24,843
Derivative settlements                                                3,809
Expenses                                                             2,171
Distributable income available to unitholders                       $ 26,481
Distributable income per unit (49,725,000 units issued and          $ 0.532557

(1)  Includes natural gas liquids.

In addition to wells that were producing at the effective date of the
assignment of the royalty interests to the Trust, SandRidge, pursuant to a
development agreement with the Trust, is obligated to drill, or cause to be
drilled, the equivalent of 206 development wells, determined by reference to
SandRidge’s net revenue interest in a well and the perforated length of the
well, in an area of mutual interest by December31, 2016.

To date, equivalent development wells producing, or drilled and perforated for
completion, during production periods upon which distributions are based are
as follows:

                 Equivalent             Additional            Total
As of         Producing            Drilled             Development
                 Development Wells      Development           Wells
2/29/2012        4.8                    3.4                   8.2
5/31/2012        37.5                   2.7                   40.2
8/31/2012        67.1                   0.3                   67.4
11/30/2012       95.3                   3.6                   98.9

*Equivalent development wells that are not producing at the ‘As of’ date but
have been drilled and perforated for completion.

SandRidge Energy, Inc., the sponsor of SandRidge Mississippian Trust II,
announced that it will host a conference call on March 1, 2013 at 10:00 am
CST. The telephone number to access the conference call from within the U.S.
is 866-383-8119 and from outside the U.S. is 617-597-5344. The participant
code for the call is 11451354. The call may also be accessed via the internet
at An
audio replay of the call will be available from March 1, 2013 until 11:59 pm
CST on March 8, 2013. The number to access the conference call replay from
within the U.S. is 888-286-8010 and from outside the U.S. is 617-801-6888. The
participant code for the replay is 26666544.

Pursuant to IRC Section 1446, withholding tax on income effectively connected
to a United States trade or business allocated to foreign partners should be
made at the highest marginal rate. Under Section 1441, withholding tax on
fixed, determinable, annual, periodic income from United States sources
allocated to foreign partners should be made at 30% of gross income unless the
rate is reduced by treaty. This is intended to be a qualified notice by
SandRidge Mississippian Trust II to nominees and brokers as provided for under
Treasury Regulation Section 1.1446-4(b), and while specific relief is not
specified for Section 1441 income, this disclosure is intended to suffice.
Nominees and brokers should withhold at the highest marginal rate, currently
39.6% for individuals, on the distribution made to foreign partners.

This press release contains statements that are “forward-looking statements”
within the meaning of Section21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as
amended. All statements contained in this press release, other than statements
of historical facts, are “forward-looking statements” for purposes of these
provisions. These forward-looking statements include the amount and date of
any anticipated distribution to unit holders. The anticipated distribution is
based, in part, on the amount of cash received or expected to be received by
the Trust from SandRidge with respect to the relevant period. Any differences
in actual cash receipts by the Trust could affect this distributable amount.
Other important factors that could cause actual results to differ materially
include expenses of the Trust and reserves for anticipated future expenses.
Statements made in this press release are qualified by the cautionary
statements made in this press release. Neither SandRidge nor the Trustee
intends, and neither assumes any obligation, to update any of the statements
included in this press release. An investment in Common Units issued by
SandRidge Mississippian Trust II is subject to the risks described in the
Trust’s Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q for the quarter ended September 30,
2012, and all of its other filings with the SEC. The Trust’s quarterly and
other filed reports are or will be available over the Internet at the SEC’s
web site at


SandRidge Mississippian Trust II
The Bank of New York Mellon Trust Company, N.A., as Trustee
Sarah Newell, 1-512-236-6531
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