Lafayette, LA-based Stone Energy Corp. (NYSE: SGY) has promoted John J. Leonard to vice president – exploration. He previously served as general manager of deepwater development. Leonard joined Stone in August 2005 as a reservoir engineer.
Prior to joining Stone, Leonard served in various positions at Object Reservoir, Expro Americas, and Pro Tech. He attended the United States Naval Academy and received a bachelor's degree in petroleum engineering from The University of Southwestern Louisiana in Lafayette, Louisiana.