Stone Energy Corporation Announces Public Offering of 5,000,000 Shares of Common Stock

  Stone Energy Corporation Announces Public Offering of 5,000,000 Shares of
                                 Common Stock

PR Newswire

LAFAYETTE, La., May 7, 2014

LAFAYETTE, La., May 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Stone Energy Corporation (NYSE:
SGY) today announced that it has commenced a registered underwritten public
offering of 5,000,000 shares of its common stock. Stone intends to grant the
underwriters a 30-day option to purchase 750,000 additional shares of common
stock. Stone intends to use the net proceeds from the offering for general
corporate purposes, which may include potential development of the Amethyst
discovery, potential drilling of a second well at Cardona South, potential
Utica Shale development and the acquisition of additional Appalachian

Barclays Capital Inc. is acting as the sole book-running manager of the
offering. The offering will be made only by means of a prospectus and related
prospectus supplement, copies of which may be obtained free of charge on the
website of the Securities and Exchange Commission (the "SEC") at
www.sec.govor from Barclays Capital Inc., c/o Broadridge Financial Solutions,
1155 Long Island Avenue, Edgewood, NY 11717 or by calling (888) 603-5847 or by

This press release shall not constitute an offer to sell or a solicitation of
an offer to buy the shares of common stock or any other securities, nor shall
there be any sale of the shares of common stock or any other securities in any
state or jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be
unlawful prior to registration or qualification under the securities laws of
any such state or jurisdiction. The common stock will be offered pursuant to
an effective registration statement filed with the SEC and a prospectus and
related prospectus supplement meeting the requirements of Section 10 of the
Securities Act of 1933, as amended.

Forward Looking Statement

Certain statements in this press release are forward-looking and are based
upon Stone's current belief as to the outcome and timing of future events.
All statements, other than statements of historical facts, that address
activities that Stone plans, expects, believes, projects, estimates or
anticipates will, should or may occur in the future, including the proposed
public offering and use of proceeds, future production of oil and gas, future
capital expenditures and drilling of wells and future financial or operating
results are forward-looking statements. Important factors that could cause
actual results to differ materially from those in the forward-looking
statements herein include the timing and extent of changes in commodity prices
for oil and gas, operating risks, liquidity risks, political and regulatory
developments and legislation, including developments and legislation relating
to our operations in the Gulf of Mexico and Appalachia, and other risk factors
and known trends and uncertainties as described in Stone's Annual Report on
Form 10-K and Quarterly Reports on Form 10-Q as filed with the SEC. Should
one or more of these risks or uncertainties occur, or should underlying
assumptions prove incorrect, Stone's actual results and plans could differ
materially from those expressed in the forward-looking statements.

Stone Energy is an independent oil and natural gas exploration and production
company headquartered in Lafayette, Louisiana with additional offices in New
Orleans, Houston, Texas and Morgantown, West Virginia. Stone is engaged in
the acquisition, exploration and development of properties in the Deep Water
Gulf of Mexico, Appalachia and the onshore and offshore Gulf Coast. 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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