SM Energy Announces Participation in Upcoming Investor Conference

  SM Energy Announces Participation in Upcoming Investor Conference

Business Wire

DENVER -- March 14, 2013

SM Energy Company (NYSE: SM) today announces that the Company will be
participating in the following upcoming investor event:

  *March 18, 2013 - Howard Weil 41st Annual Energy Conference. Tony Best,
    CEO, will present at 2:30 PM Central Time.

SM Energy's presentation materials for this event will be available the
morning of the event on the Company's website at www.sm-energy.com.

ABOUT THE COMPANY

SM Energy Company is an independent energy company engaged in the acquisition,
exploration, development, and production of crude oil, natural gas, and
natural gas liquids in onshore North America. SMEnergy routinely posts
important information about the Company on its website. For more information
about SM Energy, please visit its website at www.sm-energy.com.

Contact:

SM Energy Company
James R. Edwards, 303-837-2444