As filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on January 9, 1997. Registration No. 33-94454 SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION Washington, D.C. 20549 POST-EFFECTIVE AMENDMENT NO. 1 TO FORM S-4 ON FORM SB-2 REGISTRATION STATEMENT UNDER THE SECURITIES ACT OF 1933 Superior Energy Services, Inc. (Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter) Delaware 1503 Engineers Road 75-2379388 (State or other jurisdiction P. O. Box 6220 (I.R.S.Employer of incorporation or organization)New Orleans, LA 70174 Identification No.) (504) 393-7774 (Address, including zip code, and telephone number, including area code, of the registrant's principal executive offices) Terence E. Hall Superior Energy Services, Inc. Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer and President 1503 Engineers Road P. O. Box 6220 New Orleans, Louisiana 70174 (504) 393-7774 (Name, address, including zip code, and telephone number, including area code, of agent for service) Copy to: William B. Masters, Esq. Jones, Walker, Waechter, Poitevent, Carrere & Denegre, L.L.P. 201 St. Charles Avenue New Orleans, Louisiana 70170 Fax: (504) 582-8278 Approximate date of commencement of proposed sale to the public: From time to time after this Registration Statement becomes effective. If this Form is filed to register additional securities for an offering pursuant to Rule 462(b) under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended ("Securities Act"), please check the following box and list the Securities Act registration statement number of the earlier effective registration statement for the same offering. [ ] If this Form is a post-effective amendment filed pursuant to Rule 462(c) under the Securities Act, check the following box and list the Securities Act registration statement number of the earlier effective registration statement for the same offering. [ ] If delivery of the prospectus is expected to be made pursuant to Rule 434, please check the following box. [ ] If any of the securities being registered on this Form are to be offered on a delayed or continuous basis pursuant to Rule 415 under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, other than securities offered only in connection with dividend or interest reinvestment plans, check the following box. [ ] This Post-Effective Amendment shall become effective in accordance with Section 8(c) of the Securities Act of 1933 on such date as the Commission, acting pursuant to said Section 8(c), may determine.
<PAGE> SUPERIOR ENERGY SERVICES, INC. Pursuant to this Registration Statement, Superior Energy Services, Inc. ("Superior") registered the resale of 158,332 shares of its common stock (the "Shares") on behalf of the persons listed therein as "Selling Stockholders" (the "Selling Stockholders"). In connection with the registration, Superior agreed to use its best efforts to maintain the effectiveness of this Registration Statement for the Shares until June 5, 1996. As of the date hereof, to Superior's knowledge, 8,333 of the Shares have been sold pursuant to this Registration Statement. Accordingly, Superior hereby removes from registration hereunder the remaining 149,999 Shares registered under this Registration Statement as being sold by the Selling Stockholders.
SIGNATURES Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Act of 1933, the Registrant certifies that it has reasonable grounds to believe that it meets all the requirements for filing on Form SB-2 and has duly caused this Registration Statement to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned, thereunto duly authorized, in the City of Belle Chasse, State of Louisiana, on January 9, 1997. SUPERIOR ENERGY SERVICES, INC. By: /s/ Terence E. Hall ___________________________ Terence E. Hall Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer and President POWER OF ATTORNEY KNOW ALL MEAN BY THESE PRESENTS, that each person whose signature appears immediately below constitutes and appoints Terence E. Hall, as his true and lawful attorney-in-fact and agent, with full power of substitution, for him and in his name, place and stead, in any and all capacities, to sign any and all amendments (including post-effective amendments) to this Registration Statement, and to file the same with all exhibits thereto, and other documents in connection therewith, with the Securities and Exchange Commission, granting unto said attorney-in- fact and agent full power and authority to do and perform each and every act and thing requisite and necessary to be done, as fully to all intents and purposes as he might or could do in person, hereby ratifying and confirming all that said attorney-in-fact and agent or his substitute or substitutes may lawfully do or cause to be done by virtue hereof. Signature Title Date /s/ Terence E. Hall Chairman of the Board, January 9, 1997 ______________________ Chief Executive Officer and President Terence E. Hall (Principal Executive Officer) /s/ Robert S. Taylor Chief Financial Officer January 9, 1997 _______________________ (Chief Financial Officer Robert S. Taylor and Accounting Officer) /s/ Ernest J. Yancey, Jr. Director January 9, 1997 __________________________ Ernest J. Yancey, Jr. /s/ James E. Ravannack Director January 9, 1997 __________________________ James E. Ravannack /s/ Richard J. Lazes Director January 9, 1997 __________________________ Richard J. Lazes /s/ Kenneth C. Boothe ___________________________ Director January 9, 1997 Kenneth C. Boothe ___________________________ Director January __, 1997 Bradford Small /s/ Justin L. Sullivan Director January 9, 1997 ___________________________ Justin L. Sullivan