Stone Energy to Offer $250MM of Senior Notes

Stone Energy intends, subject to market conditions, to publicly offer $250 million aggregate principal amount of Senior Notes due 2017. The Senior Notes will be fully and unconditionally guaranteed by Stone Energy Offshore, L.L.C., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Stone. Stone intends to use the net proceeds from the offering to fund its pending tender offer and consent solicitation for its existing 8 1/4% Senior Subordinated Notes due 2011 and for general corporate purposes.