SandRidge Energy Inc is an oil and natural gas Company with a focus on exploration and production activities in the Mid Continent region of the United States, Gulf of Mexico and Gulf Coast. The Company also operates businesses and infrastructure systems that are complementary to its primary exploration and production activities, including gas gathering and processing facilities, marketing operations, a saltwater disposal system, an electrical transmission system and a drilling rig and related oil field services business. The Company operates businesses and infrastructure systems that are complementary to its primary exploration and production activities, including gas gathering and processing facilities, marketing operations, a saltwater disposal system, an electrical transmission system and a drilling rig and related oil field services business. The Company operates in three business segments: Exploration and Production, Drilling and Oil Field Services and Midstream Services. In Exploration and Production, the Company explores for, develops and produces oil and natural gas with a primary focus on increasing its reserves and production in the Mid Continent. In Drilling Operations, the Company drills for its own account in northwestern Oklahoma, Kansas and west Texas through its drilling and oil field services subsidiary. In addition, the Company drills wells for other oil and natural gas companies, primarily in west Texas. The Company's Oil Field Services business conducts operations that, together with its drilling services, complement its exploration and production business. Oil field services include providing pulling units, trucking, rental tools, location and road construction and roustabout services to the Company as well as to third parties. The Company's Midstream Services segment primarily provides gathering, compression and treating services of natural gas in west Texas and coordinates the delivery of electricity to the Company's exploration and production operations in the Mississippian formation. The Company sells oil, natural gas and NGLs to a variety of customers, including utilities, oil and natural gas companies and trading and energy marketing companies. The Company competes with oil and natural gas companies and independent oil and natural gas companies for leases, equipment, personnel and markets for the sale of oil, natural gas and NGLs. It is subject to extensive and complex federal, state and local laws and regulations governing the protection of the environment and of the health and safety of its employees.
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