Superior Energy Names Executive VP, General Counsel

Superior Energy Services, Inc. reported that William B. Masters has been named Executive Vice President and General Counsel.

Mr. Masters, age 50, joins Superior following a 26-year career with the law firm of Jones, Walker, Waechter, Poitevent, Carrere & Denegre L.L.P. During his tenure, Mr. Masters worked with Superior as general counsel for 13 years. Mr. Masters has a broad business practice in the areas of corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions, and energy, and has extensive experience in public and private offerings of debt and equity securities.

Terry Hall, Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer, commented, "Bill has been involved with every significant transaction Superior has completed since the Company went public through a reverse merger in 1995. As a result, Bill has extensive knowledge of the Company and our industry, and his counsel has been an integral part of our success. We are pleased to welcome Bill to our executive team."

Mr. Masters earned his bachelor's degree at Tulane University and his Juris Doctorate degree from George Washington University.