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W&T Offshore to Present at Investment Conferences

W&T Offshore to Present at Investment Conferences

HOUSTON, April 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- W&T Offshore, Inc. (NYSE: WTI) announced today that Tracy W. Krohn, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer and W. Reid Lea, Chief Financial Officer, will be participating in the Independent Petroleum Association of America 2005 Oil and Gas Investment Symposium New York, scheduled for April 18-20, 2005, at the Sheraton New York Hotel & Towers.

W&T Offshore's presentation at the conference will be webcast on Tuesday, April 19, 2005, at 2:50 p.m. Eastern Time. To listen to the live audio webcast and view W&T Offshore's slideshow, visit the Company's website at . A replay of this presentation will be archived on the Company's website shortly after the presentation is concluded.

The Company will also be presenting at the 9th Annual Burkenroad Reports Investment Conference in New Orleans, Louisiana, on April 22, 2005 at 12:30 p.m. Central Time. Burkenroad Reports is an equity research program at Tulane University's Freeman School of Business. It has been widely featured in the national financial media industry, The Wall Street Journal, New York Times and CNN. A live webcast of the presentation can also be found on the company's Website where it will be archived for replay.

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 .

Manuel Mondragon, Assistant Treasurer

Ken Dennard /
Lisa Elliott /
DRG&E / 713-529-6600

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