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W&T Offshore to Present at the John S. Herold and IPAA Investor Conferences

HOUSTON, Sept. 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- W&T Offshore, Inc. (NYSE: WTI) announced today that Tracy Krohn, W&T Offshore's Chairman and Chief Executive Officer will be participating on a panel at The 15th Annual John S. Herold Pacesetters Energy Conference to be held in Old Greenwich, Connecticut, September 26-28, 2006. Mr. Krohn will be on Panel #2 on Tuesday, September 26 discussing the topic, The Allure of the Offshore and the Players that are Shaping its Future.

Mr. Krohn will also be presenting at the Independent Petroleum Association of America's 2006 OGIS West Conference be held at the Palace Hotel in San Francisco, California October 3-5, 2006. His presentation, which is scheduled for Thursday, October 5, 2006 at 8:50 a.m. pacific time, will be broadcast live with the accompanying slides over the Internet. The webcast link for the IPAA presentation 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, 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, Assistant VP 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.

Web site: http://www.wtoffshore.com