Stone Energy Corporation Provides Personnel Update

              Stone Energy Corporation Provides Personnel Update

PR Newswire

LAFAYETTE, La., Dec. 20, 2013

LAFAYETTE, La., Dec. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Stone Energy Corporation (NYSE:
SGY) today announced the promotion of John J. Leonard to Vice President –
Exploration from General Manager of Deepwater Development. Mr. Leonard, who
is 54 years old, joined Stone in August 2005 as a reservoir engineer. He has
served the company in several capacities, including as Chief Reservoir
Engineer, Eastern GOM Asset Manager, Asset Manager GOM Shelf East,Asset
Manager Conventional Shelf and Director of Reservoir Engineering, and, during
his tenure, has been actively engaged with Stone's exploration activities.
Prior to joining Stone, John was employed by Object Reservoir as a Project
Manager and Service Engineer, by Expro Americas as an Engineering Manager, and
by Pro Tech as an Engineering Manager. John attended the United States Naval
Academy and received a Bachelor's Degree in Petroleum Engineering from The
University of Southwestern Louisiana in Lafayette, Louisiana.

Stone Energy is an independent oil and natural gas exploration and production
company headquartered in Lafayette, Louisiana with additional offices in New
Orleans, Houston and Morgantown, West Virginia. Our business strategy is to
leverage cash flow generated from existing assets to maintain relatively
stable GOM shelf oil production, profitably grow gas reserves and production
in price-advantaged basins such as Appalachia and the Gulf Coast Basin, and
profitably grow oil reserves and production in material impact areas such as
the deep water GOM and onshore oil. For additional information, contact
Kenneth H. Beer, Chief Financial Officer, at 337-521-2210 phone, 337-521-9880
fax or via e-mail at


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