News Release

<< Back

W&T Offshore to Present at the Calyon Energy Conference 2008

HOUSTON, May 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- W&T Offshore, Inc. (NYSE: WTI) announced today that the Company will be presenting at the Calyon Energy Conference 2008 being held on May 14 & 15, 2008 in New York City.

Danny Gibbons, W&T Offshore's Chief Financial Officer, is scheduled to present on Thursday, May 15 at 11:00 a.m. Eastern Time. The presentation will be broadcast live over the Internet. The webcast link can be accessed live and for replay by visiting the Company's website at http://www.wtoffshore.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 deepwater and deep shelf region, 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. 05/15/2008 CONTACT: Manuel Mondragon, Vice President of Finance of W&T Offshore Inc., +1-713-297-8024, 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. /Web site: http://www.wtoffshore.com (WTI)