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W&T Offshore Declares Quarterly Dividend on Common Stock

HOUSTON, May 4, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --W&T Offshore, Inc. (NYSE: WTI) announced that its Board of Directors on May 3, 2010 declared a regular cash quarterly dividend of $0.03 per share, payable to the holders of the Corporation's common shares. The dividend will be payable on June 23, 2010, to the shareholders of record on May 26, 2010.

About W&T Offshore

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 holds working interests in approximately 77 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 www.wtoffshore.com.



    Contacts:
    Janet Yang, Finance Manager
    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.