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W&T Offshore to Present at the Lehman Brothers CEO Energy/Power Conference

HOUSTON, Sept. 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- W&T Offshore, Inc. (NYSE: WTI) announced today that the Company will be presenting at the Lehman Brothers CEO Energy/Power Conference to be held at the Waldorf Astoria in New York City, September 6 - 8, 2005.

Tracy Krohn, W&T Offshore's Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, is scheduled to present on Tuesday, September 6, 2005, at 2:25 p.m. eastern time. The presentation will be broadcast live over the Internet and the webcast link can be accessed live and for replay by visiting the Company's website at .

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 VP of Finance

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

SOURCE W&T Offshore, Inc.

Manuel Mondragon, Assistant VP of Finance of W&T Offshore, Inc.,
+1-713-297-8024, or ; or
Ken Dennard, , or
Lisa Elliott, , both of DRG&E,
+1-713-529-6600, for W&T Offshore, Inc.