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W&T Offshore Announces Fourth Quarter 2007 Earnings Release and Conference Call Schedule

HOUSTON, Feb. 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- W&T Offshore, Inc. (NYSE: WTI) announced today that it will release its fourth quarter and year-end 2007 financial and operations results at approximately 6:00 a.m. Eastern on Thursday, February 28, 2008. In conjunction with the release, the Company has scheduled a conference call, which will also be broadcast live over the Internet, on Thursday, February 28 at 10:30 a.m. Eastern (9:30 a.m. Central).

What: W&T Offshore Fourth Quarter 2007 Earnings Conference Call

When: Thursday, February 28, 2008 at 10:30 a.m. Eastern (9:30 a.m. Central)

How: Live via phone -- by dialing (303) 275-2170 and asking for the W&T Offshore call at least 10 minutes prior to the start time, or

Live over the Internet -- By logging onto the web at the address below

Where: http://www.wtoffshore.com -- on the "Investor relations home" page of the "Investor Relations" section of the Company's website

For those who cannot listen to the live call, a telephonic replay will be available through March 6, 2008 and may be accessed by calling (303) 590-3000 and using the pass code 11109032. Also, an archive of the webcast will be available after the call on the "Investor relations home" page under the "Investor Relations" section of the Company's website.

About W&T Offshore

Founded in 1983, W&T Offshore is an independent oil and natural gas company focused primarily in the Gulf of Mexico, including exploration in the deepwater and deep shelf regions, where it has developed significant technical expertise. W&T has grown through acquisition, exploitation and exploration and now holds working interests in over 200 fields in federal and state waters and a majority of its daily production is derived from wells it operates. For more information on W&T Offshore, please visit its Web site at http://www.wtoffshore.com

Contacts: Manuel Mondragon, Vice President, Finance investorrelations@wtoffshore.com 713-297-8024

Ken Dennard / ksdennard@drg-e.com Lisa Elliott / lelliott@drg-e.com DRG&E / 713-529-6600

SOURCE W&T Offshore, Inc. 02/14/2008 CONTACT: Manuel Mondragon, Vice President, Finance of W&T Offshore +1-713-297-8024, investorrelations@wtoffshore.comor Ken Dennard, ksdennard@drg-e.comor Lisa Elliott, lelliott@drg-e.comboth of DRG&E +1-713-529-6600, for W&T Offshore Web site: http://www.wtoffshore.com (WTI)