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W&T Offshore to Present at the Howard Weil 40th Annual Energy Conference

HOUSTON, March 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- W&T Offshore, Inc. (NYSE: WTI) announced that the Company will be participating in the Howard Weil 40th Annual Energy Conference to be held in New Orleans, Louisiana March 25-29, 2012.

Tracy Krohn, W&T Offshore's Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, is scheduled to make a presentation on Wednesday, March 28, at 3:30 p.m. Central Time.  Our presentation will not be webcast, but the Company's presentation materials will be available in the Investor Relations section of the Company's website at www.wtoffshore.com.

About W&T Offshore

W&T Offshore, Inc. is an independent oil and natural gas producer focused primarily in the Gulf of Mexico and Texas.  We have grown through acquisitions, exploration and development and currently hold working interests in approximately 60 producing offshore fields in federal and state waters.  During 2011, we expanded onshore into West Texas and East Texas and currently have approximately 173,000 net acres under lease onshore.  A substantial majority of our daily production is derived from wells we operate offshore.  For more information on W&T Offshore, please visit our website at www.wtoffshore.com.

Contact:

Janet Yang or Mark Brewer
Investor Relations
investorrelations@wtoffshore.com
713-297-8024

Danny Gibbons
SVP & CFO
investorrelations@wtoffshore.com
713-624-7326

SOURCE W&T Offshore, Inc.