SandRidge Energy Names New Chief Financial Officer

              SandRidge Energy Names New Chief Financial Officer

PR Newswire

OKLAHOMA CITY, June 25, 2013

OKLAHOMA CITY, June 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --SandRidge Energy, Inc. (NYSE: SD)
("SandRidge"), announced today the appointment of Eddie LeBlanc to the role of
Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. Mr. LeBlanc will fill
the role of CFO that was vacated when James Bennett was recently named Chief
Executive Officer and President.


Mr. LeBlanc, who will begin his role on July 8, 2013, brings to SandRidge
broad financial experience in the exploration and production industry, at both
private and publicly held companies, including having served as Chief
Financial Officer at each of East Resources Inc. (2010 – 2013), Oklahoma
City-based PostRock Energy Corporation (2009 – 2010), Ascent Energy Company
(2003 – 2007), Range Resources Corporation (2000 – 2003), and Coho Energy,
Inc. (1995 – 1999). Previously in his career, Mr. LeBlanc served in senior
positions at other diversified energy companies and as an auditor with Ernst &
Ernst. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from the
University of Louisiana at Lafayette (formerly the University of Southwestern
Louisiana) and is a certified public accountant and a chartered financial

James D. Bennett, Chief Executive Officer and President, commented, "With a
solid background in both finance and accounting and over 20 years' experience
serving in senior financial positions in the energy industry, Eddie will be a
great addition to our senior management team. We expect him to focus
oncapital discipline, optimizing SandRidge'sspending levels, and executing
on our previously announced financial strategy designed to deliversreturns to
our shareholders."

About SandRidge:
SandRidge Energy, Inc. is an oil and natural gas company headquartered in
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma with its principal focus on exploration and
production. SandRidge and its subsidiaries also own and operate gas gathering
and processing facilities and conduct marketing operations. In addition,
Lariat Services, Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of SandRidge, owns and
operates a drilling rig and related oil field services business. SandRidge
focuses its exploration and production activities in the Mid-Continent, Gulf
of Mexico, West Texas and Gulf Coast regions. SandRidge's internet address is

This communication may contain "forward-looking statements" within the meaning
of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Such forward-looking
statements involve risks and uncertainties that may individually or mutually
impact the matters herein described for a variety of reasons that are outside
the control of the company. Actual results could differ materially from those
discussed above. Important factors that could affect performance and cause
results to differ materially from management's expectations are described in
the sections entitled "Risk Factors" and "Management's Discussion and Analysis
of Financial Condition and Results of Operations" in the Annual Report on Form
10-K for the year ended December 31, 2012, which was filed with the Securities
and Exchange Commission (the "SEC") on March 1, 2013, as may be updated from
time to time in the company's SEC filings, which are available through the web
site maintained by the SEC at The company's forward-looking
statements in this communication are based on management's current views and
assumptions regarding future events and speak only as of their dates. The
company undertakes no obligation to publicly update or revise any forward
looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or
otherwise, except as required by the federal securities laws.

SandRidge Contacts:

Kevin R. White
Senior Vice President
SandRidge Energy, Inc.
123 Robert S. Kerr Avenue
Oklahoma City, OK 73102
+1 (405) 429-5515

Gregory T. Dewey
Senior Vice President
SandRidge Energy, Inc.
123 Robert S. Kerr Avenue
Oklahoma City, OK 73102
+1 (405) 429-6388

SOURCE SandRidge Energy, Inc.

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