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W&T Offshore to Present at the 13th Annual Burkenroad Investment Conference

HOUSTON, April 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- W&T Offshore, Inc. (NYSE: WTI) announced today that the Company will be presenting at the Burkenroad Reports 13th Annual Investment Conference on April 24 at The Chateau Bourbon Hotel in New Orleans.

Tracy W. Krohn, W&T Offshore's Chairman and Chief Executive Officer is scheduled to make a presentation to the Burkenroad conference on Friday, April 24 at 12:00 noon Central Time.

A live audio webcast of the presentation and the accompanying slides will be available by visiting the investor relations section of the Company's website at In addition, a replay of these presentations will be archived on the Company's website for at least 30 days following the presentations.

Burkenroad Reports is an equity research program at Tulane University's A.B. Freeman School of Business. For more information regarding Burkenroad Reports, to see the conference agenda and to register for the event, please visit

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 now holds working interests in over 148 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

Contacts: Manuel Mondragon, Vice President of Finance 713-297-8024

Ken Dennard / Lisa Elliott / DRG&E / 713-529-6600

SOURCE W&T Offshore, Inc. 04/23/2009 CONTACT: Manuel Mondragon, Vice President of Finance of W&T Offshore Inc.,; or Ken, or Lisa, both of DRG&E +1-713-529-6600, for W&T Offshore, Inc. /Web Site: (WTI)