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

         Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): March 8, 2005


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


            Delaware                    001-16179                 72-1409562
(State or other jurisdiction of        (Commission            (I.R.S. Employer
 incorporation or organization)        file number)          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)

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Item 5.02. Departure of Directors or Principal Officers; Election of Directors;
           Appointment of Principal Officers.

     On March 8, 2005, Dr. Eamon M. Kelly informed Energy Partners, Ltd. (the
"Company") that he would not be standing for re-election as a Director of the
Company at the forthcoming Annual Meeting of Stockholders to be held on May 12,
2005. No disagreement between Dr. Kelly and the Company that would require
disclosure under Item 5.02(a) of Form 8-K has occurred.


     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:   March 14, 2005

                                  ENERGY PARTNERS, LTD.

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