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W&T Offshore to Present at IPAA and Burkenroad Investment Conferences

HOUSTON, April 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- W&T Offshore, Inc. (NYSE: WTI) announced today that the Company will be presenting at the IPAA 2007 Oil & Gas Symposium, to be held April 23-25 at the Sheraton New York Hotel & Tower and the Burkenroad Reports 11th Annual Investment Conference on April 27 at The Ritz Carlton New Orleans Hotel.

Tracy Krohn, W&T Offshore's Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, is scheduled to make a presentation to the IPAA OGIS on Monday, April 23, 2007, at 1:35 p.m. Eastern Time and to the Burkenroad conference on Friday, April 27 at 12:00 noon Central Time.

A live audio webcast of both presentations and the accompanying slides will be available by visiting the investor relations section of the Company's website at In addition, a replay of these presentations will be archived on the Company's website for at least 30 days following the presentations.

The Independent Petroleum Association of America (IPAA) is a national association representing the thousands of independent crude oil and natural gas explorer/producers in the United States. It also operates in close cooperation with 44 unaffiliated independent national, state and regional associations, which together represent thousands of royalty owners and the companies which provide services and supplies to the domestic industry.

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 .

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 .

     Manuel Mondragon, Vice President of Finance

     Ken Dennard  /
     Lisa Elliott /
     DRG&E / 713-529-6600
SOURCE  W&T Offshore, Inc.
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    /CONTACT:  Manuel Mondragon, Vice President of Finance of W&T Offshore,
+1-713-297-8024,; or Ken Dennard,, or Lisa Elliott,, both of DRG&E,
    /Web site:

CO:  W&T Offshore, Inc.
ST:  Texas, Louisiana

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