SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of Earliest Event Reported): August 14, 2014
EPL OIL & GAS, INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
|(State or other jurisdiction
|(I.R.S. Employer |
|919 Milam Street, Suite 1600,|
Houston, Texas 77002
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (713) 228-0711
Former name or former address, if changed since last report
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Item 5.02. Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.
Resignation of Mr. Benjamin Marchive
On August 14, 2014, Mr. Benjamin Marchive notified the Board of Directors of Energy XXI (Bermuda) Limited, an exempted company under the laws of Bermuda (“Energy XXI”), of his resignation as President of EPL Oil & Gas, Inc., a Delaware corporation (“EPL”), as well as from all other positions currently held as officer, director, trustee or any position with subsidiaries or affiliates of EPL, effective October 1, 2014. Mr. Marchive indicated that his decision to retire was not a result of any disagreement with EPL on any matter relating to its operations, policies or practices.
Change in Title
The Board of Directors of EPL will appoint Antonio de Pinho, currently serving as Executive Vice President of EPL, as President of EPL and its subsidiaries, to be effective October 1, 2014. Mr. Pinho, 47, has served as Executive Vice President of EPL since June 2014.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
|EPL Oil & Gas, Inc.|
|By:||/s/ Rick Fox|
|August 19, 2014||Chief Financial Officer|