SM Energy Announces Participation in Upcoming Investor Conference

  SM Energy Announces Participation in Upcoming Investor Conference

OGIS New York 2013

Business Wire

DENVER -- April 11, 2013

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

  *April 16, 2013 – IPAA’s OGIS New York. Tony Best, CEO, will present at
    2:50 PM Eastern Time.

SM Energy's presentation materials for this event will be available before
market open Monday, April 15, 2013, on the Company's website at
www.sm-energy.com. A link to the webcast of the Company's presentation will
also be available on the Company's website for 15 days after the date of the
presentation.

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