News Release

<< Back

W&T Offshore to Present at the 7th Annual Louisiana Energy Conference in New Orleans and the Calyon Energy Forum 2009 in NYC
HOUSTON, May 13, 2009 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- W&T Offshore, Inc. (NYSE: WTI) announced today that the Company will be presenting at the Louisiana Energy Annual Conference to be held on May 13-15 in New Orleans and the Calyon Securities Energy Forum to be held in New York City on May 13 & 14, 2009.

Mr. Manuel Mondragon, Vice President of Finance, is scheduled to make a presentation to the Louisiana Energy Conference on Wednesday, May 13 at 1:30 p.m. Central Time. To listen to a live audio webcast and view accompanying presentation materials, visit the Investor Relations section of the Company's website at www.wtoffshore.com. A replay will be archived on the site shortly after the presentation concludes. Mr. Mondragon will also be making the presentation to the Calyon Energy Forum on Thursday, May 14 at 10:30 a.m. Eastern Time. Webcasts of the Calyon conference presentations are not available.

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 www.wtoffshore.com.

Contacts: Manuel Mondragon, Vice President 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.

http://www.wtoffshore.com