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W&T Offshore to Present at IPAA Oil & Gas Symposium in New York

HOUSTON, April 3, 2008, 2008 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX News Network/ -- W&T Offshore, Inc. (NYSE: WTI) announced today that the Company will be presenting at the IPAA 2008 Oil & Gas Symposium, to be held April 7-9 at the Sheraton New York Hotel & Tower.

Tracy Krohn, W&T Offshore's Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, is scheduled to make a presentation to the IPAA OGIS on Monday, April 7, 2008, at 10:55 a.m. Eastern 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 http://www.wtoffshore.com. In addition, a replay of the presentation will be archived on the Company's website following the presentations.

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 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.

http://www.wtoffshore.com