Stone Energy appoints exploration vice-president

By OGJ editors
HOUSTON, July 2 -- Stone Energy Corp. has appointed Richard L. Smith vice-president of exploration and business development. Smith will assume his role in late July.

He joins Stone Energy from Dominion E&P Inc., where he currently serves as general manager of deepwater Gulf of Mexico exploration.

Smith previously worked for Exxon Corp. and Texaco USA.

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