EPL Announces Promotions of Thomas D. De Brock and L. Keith

Vincent to Senior Vice President 
NEW ORLEANS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--August 21, 2007
Energy Partners, Ltd. ("EPL" or the "Company") (NYSE:EPL) today
announced Thomas D. De Brock has been promoted to the position of
Senior Vice President of Exploration and L. Keith Vincent to the
position of Senior Vice President of Land and Business Development
effective immediately. Both previously held the title of Vice
President of their respective areas of responsibility. 
Richard A. Bachmann, EPL's Chairman and CEO commented, "We are
very pleased to name Tom and Keith to their new roles as Senior Vice
Presidents. Both of these gentlemen have been with EPL since before it
was a public company and have contributed greatly to the Company's
growth. We are pleased to recognize their efforts with these
promotions." 
Thomas D. De Brock, who joined us in June 1998 as a Senior
Geologist, was previously promoted to Exploration Manager, New Orleans
in September 2004 and Vice President of Exploration in August 2006.
Mr. De Brock has more than 23 years of energy industry experience in
both the exploration and development efforts. Mr. De Brock began his
career with GTS Seismic Corporation, and held various positions with
other energy companies including Odeco Oil and Gas and W&T Offshore,
Inc. working the Gulf of Mexico Shelf and The Louisiana Land and
Exploration Company (LL&E) working the onshore area of South
Louisiana. 
L. Keith Vincent joined EPL as Land Manager in January 1999 and
previously held the title of Vice President of Land and Business
Development since July 2000. Mr. Vincent has over 28 years of domestic
and international energy industry experience in various positions
including Vice President, Land and Legal, of Great River Oil & Gas
Corporation and managerial positions with Davis Petroleum Corporation
and Transco Exploration Company. 
Founded in 1998, EPL is an independent oil and natural gas
exploration and production company based in New Orleans, Louisiana.
The Company's operations are focused along the U. S. Gulf Coast, both
onshore in south Louisiana and offshore in the Gulf of Mexico. 
Forward-Looking Statements 
This press release may contain forward-looking information and
statements regarding EPL. Any statements included in this press
release that address activities, events or developments that EPL
expects, believes or anticipates will or may occur in the future are
forward-looking statements. These include statements regarding: 
--  reserve and production estimates; 
--  oil and natural gas prices; 
--  the impact of derivative positions; 
--  production expense estimates; 
--  cash flow estimates; 
--  future financial performance; 
--  planned capital expenditures; and 
--  other matters that are discussed in EPL's filings with the 
Securities and Exchange Commission. 
These statements are based on current expectations and projections
about future events and involve known and unknown risks,
uncertainties, and other factors that may cause actual results and
performance to be materially different from any future results or
performance expressed or implied by these forward-looking statements.
Please refer to EPL's filings with the SEC, including Form 10-K for
the year ended December 31, 2006 and Form 10-Q for the quarter ended
June 30, 2007, for a discussion of these risks. 
Additional Information and Where to Find It. Security holders may
obtain information regarding the Company from EPL's website at
www.eplweb.com, from the Securities and Exchange Commission's website
at www.sec.gov, or by directing a request to: Energy Partners, Ltd.
201 St. Charles Avenue, Suite 3400, New Orleans, Louisiana 70170,
Attn: Secretary, (504) 569-1875. 
CONTACT:
Energy Partners, Ltd.
T.J. Thom, 504-799-4830
or
Al Petrie, 504-799-1953
 
 
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