LAFAYETTE, La., May 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Stone Energy Corporation (NYSE: SGY) today announced at its annual meeting of stockholders that the Stone Energy Board of Directors has appointed David H. Welch as Chairman of the Board, replacing Mr. Richard A. Pattarozzi. Mr. Welch will retain his position as Chief Executive Officer and President of Stone Energy. Mr. Pattarozzi will remain as the lead Director on the Board.
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 primarily in the Gulf of Mexico. Stone is also active in 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 at CFO@StoneEnergy.com.
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