Stone Energy Corporation Announces the Appointment of a New Director PR Newswire LAFAYETTE, La., Oct. 10, 2013 LAFAYETTE, La., Oct. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Stone Energy Corporation (NYSE: SGY) today announced the addition ofDavid Lawrenceto its Board of Directors, effective October 9, 2013.Mr.Lawrence has extensive global experience across the upstream business. He served as Executive Vice President Explorationand Commercialfor ShellUpstream Americasand Functional Head of Global Exploration for Shell worldwide from June 2009 until retiring from this position in April 2013. His responsibilities included exploration, acquisitions, divestments, new business development, LNG, Gas to Liquids and wind energy in the Americas. Prior roles includedExecutive Vice President Global Exploration andExecutive Vice President Investor Relations for Royal Dutch Shell based in The Hague and London, respectively, and Vice President Exploration and Development for Shell Exploration and Production Company in the United States. Mr. Lawrencebegan his career with Shell in Houston in 1984 in theGlobal Geology research section working on the Gulf of Mexico and early exploration concepts of the Deepwater. In his subsequent 29 years with Shell, he conducted business inmore than 40 countries around the globe. StoneEnergy Chairman andChief Executive OfficerDavidH.Welchstates, "We aredelightedto have Davejoin our Board. His explorationand businessexperience will be invaluable to our Board and our organization." Mr. Lawrencehas held numerous leadership roles in industry and civic organizations. He currently serves on the Yale Climate and Energy Institute Advisory Board, and has served onthe National Ocean Industry Associationas Membership Chair, and as a past commissioner on the Aspen Institute Commission on Arctic Climate Change. Hewasa member of the American Petroleum Institute Upstream Committee, where he helped lead efforts to establish the Center for Offshore Safetyand was the Chairman of the European Association of Geologists and Engineers (EAGE) Annual Meeting inAmsterdam in2008. Mr. Lawrence is the author of numerous technical articles,is a recipient of the Meritorious Service Award from the American Petroleum Institute,and received the Wallace Pratt Memorial Award for best paper in the American Association ofPetroleum Geologistsbulletin.Mr. Lawrencereceived his Ph.D. in Geology and Geophysics from Yale University in 1984 and his B.A. in Geology from Lawrence University in 1977. Mr. Lawrence will also serve on the Audit, Nominating & Governance and Reserves Committees of the Board of Directors. Stone Energy is an independent oil and natural gas company headquartered in Lafayette, Louisiana, and is engaged in the acquisition, exploration, exploitation, development and operation of oil and gas properties located in the Gulf of Mexico and the Appalachia region. For additional information, contact Kenneth H. Beer, Chief Financial Officer, at 337-521-2210-phone, 337-521-9880-fax or via e-mail atCFO@StoneEnergy.com. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130429/MM04099LOGO) SOURCE Stone Energy Corporation Website: http://www.stoneenergy.com
Stone Energy Corporation Announces the Appointment of a New Director
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