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W&T Offshore to Present at the Burkenroad Investment Conference
HOUSTON, April 23, 2008 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX News Network/ -- W&T Offshore, Inc. (NYSE: WTI) announced today that the Company will be presenting at the Burkenroad Reports 12th Annual Investment Conference on April 25 at The Sheraton Hotel in New Orleans.

Danny Gibbons, W&T Offshore's Chief Financial Officer is scheduled to make a presentation to the Burkenroad conference on Friday, April 25 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 http://www.wtoffshore.com. 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 http://www.burkenroad.org.

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 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