SEPARATION AGREEMENT UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
BY AND BETWEEN STATE OF LOUISIANA
ENERGY PARTNERS, LTD. PARISH OF ORLEANS
MAUREEN O. SULLIVAN
THIS SEPARATION AGREEMENT (this "Agreement") entered into in New Orleans, Louisiana on this 26th
day of March, 2002, by and between Maureen O. Sullivan, an individual of the full age of majority domiciled in
New Orleans, Louisiana (hereinafter called "Employee") and Energy Partners, Ltd., a corporation organized and
existing under the laws of the State of Delaware (hereinafter called "Company").
WHEREAS, Employee is employed by Company and holds the offices of Vice President, General Counsel and
Assistant Secretary of the Company;
WHEREAS, as a result of the Company's acquisition of Hall Houston Oil Company, certain organizational
changes are being made;
WHEREAS, as a result of the foregoing, Company notified Employee that, effective March 31, 2002, her
employment would be terminated Without Cause pursuant to Section 2.10 of that certain Employment and Stock
Ownership Agreement between Employee and Company dated October 2, 2000 (the "Employment
WHEREAS, Employee and Company desire to settle fully and finally all matters related to Employee's separation
from the Company;
NOW, THEREFORE, in consideration of the mutual covenants and promises contained herein, Employee and
Company, intending to be legally bound hereby, agree as follows:
1.0 TERMINATION OF EMPLOYMENT.
1.1 Date of Termination of Service.
Employee shall and does hereby resign as an officer and employee of Company and any and all of its
subsidiaries, effective March 31, 2002 (the "Separation Date").
1.2 Cooperation and Transition.
From the date of execution of this Agreement through the Separation Date, Employee agrees to assist Company
in the transition of the offices of the Company that she holds, on an 'as requested' basis, by telephone or in
person. After the Separation Date, Employee agrees to make herself available as reasonabl