UNITED STATES
                             Washington, D.C. 20549

                                    FORM 8-K

                                 Current Report

                Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities
                              Exchange Act of 1934

                                 August 7, 2003
                Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported)

                              ENERGY PARTNERS, LTD.
             (Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

            Delaware                    001-16179             72-1409562
(State or other jurisdiction of  (Commission file number)  (I.R.S. Employer
 incorporation or organization)                           Identification No.)

                       201 St. Charles Avenue, Suite 3400
                          New Orleans, Louisiana 70170
                    (Address of principal executive offices)

                                 (504) 569-1875
              (Registrant's telephone number, including area code)

                                 Not Applicable
          (Former name or former address, if changed since last report)


Item 5.  Other Events.

     On August 7, 2003,  Evercore  Capital  Partners,  L.P.  and  certain of its
affiliates  agreed to sell the 2,500,000  shares of our common stock  registered
for sale under the registration  statement on Form S-3 (No. 333-106809) we filed
with the Securities and Exchange  Commission on July 3, 2003, which was declared
effective on July 11, 2003.  We are filing as an exhibit to this Current  Report
on Form 8-K the  underwriting  agreement  related to the foregoing  transaction,
which document is listed on the exhibit list under Item 7 of this Form 8-K.

Item 7.  Financial Statements and Exhibits.

     (c) Exhibits. The following exhibit is filed herewith:

            Exhibit No.   Description
            -----------   ---------------------------------------------------

            1.1           Underwriting Agreement, dated as of August 7, 2003,
                          among the Company, the Selling Stockholders and the
                          Underwriter (capitalized terms as defined therein).



     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.

Dated:   August 8, 2003

                                   ENERGY PARTNERS, LTD.

                                   By:    /s/ John H. Peper
                                          Name:    John H. Peper
                                          Title:   Executive Vice President,
                                                   General Counsel and
                                                   Corporate Secretary