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W&T Offshore to Present at the Burkenroad Reports 10th Annual Investment Conference

HOUSTON, April 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- W&T Offshore, Inc. (NYSE: WTI) announced today that it will be participating in the Burkenroad Reports 10th Annual Investment Conference on Friday, April 28, 2006 at the Hilton New Orleans Riverside Hotel in New Orleans, Louisiana. Tracy Krohn, W&T Offshore's Chairman and Chief Executive Officer is scheduled to make a presentation regarding the Company's operating history and current operations at approximately 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 www.wtoffshore.com. In addition, a replay of this presentation will be archived on the Company's website for at least 30 days following the presentation.

Burkenroad Reports is an equity research program at Tulane University's A.B. Freeman School of Business. For more information regarding Burkenroad Reports, please visit http://business.tulane.edu/burkenroad/conference.htm.

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 www.wtoffshore.com.

     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