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W&T Offshore to Host Analyst Days in Houston on September 12 and in New York City on September 15
The Company Will Webcast the Houston Presentation

HOUSTON, Sept 08, 2005 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX News Network/ -- W&T Offshore, Inc. (NYSE: WTI) announced that it will host Analyst Days in Houston, Texas on Monday, September 12 and in New York City on Thursday, September 15, 2005 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. local time. W&T Offshore will webcast the Houston presentation live over the Internet on September 12, which will be accessible at http://www.wtoffshore.com . It will also be archived on the Company's website for rebroadcast.

What:     W&T Offshore 2005 Analyst Day

     Where:    Houston InterContinental Hotel
               Houston, Texas
               Monday, September 12, 2005
               10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Central Time

               Hotel Plaza Athenee
               New York, New York
               Thursday, September 15, 2005
               10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Eastern Time

     Webcast:  Live at http://www.wtoffshore.com on Monday, September 12, 2005

For more information or if you would like to attend this event, please contact Lisa Elliott or Ken Dennard at DRG&E at 713-529-6600 or email lelliott@drg-e.com .

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 deep water, where it has developed significant technical expertise. W&T has grown through acquisition, exploitation and exploration and now holds working interests in over 100 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, Assistant VP of 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.

Manuel Mondragon, Assistant VP of Finance of W&T Offshore, Inc., +1-713-297-8024,
or investorrelations@wtoffshore.com ; or Ken Dennard, ksdennard@drg-e.com , or Lisa
Elliott, lelliott@drg-e.com , both of DRG&E, +1-713-529-6600, for W&T
Offshore, Inc.

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