EX-23.1 4 h57245exv23w1.htm CONSENT OF ERNST & YOUNG LLP, LAFAYETTE, LOUISIANA exv23w1
Exhibit 23.1
Consent of Independent Registered Public Accounting Firm
We consent to the reference to our firm under the caption “Experts” in the Registration Statement on Form S-4 of Stone Energy Corporation and the related joint proxy statement/prospectus for the registration of 11,317,057 shares of its common stock and to the incorporation by reference therein of our reports dated February 25, 2008, with respect to the consolidated financial statements of Stone Energy Corporation, and the effectiveness of internal control over financial reporting of Stone Energy Corporation, included in its Annual Report (Form 10-K) for the year ended December 31, 2007, filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
/s/Ernst & Young LLP
New Orleans, Louisiana
June 3, 2008