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

HOUSTON, Aug. 29 /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 Sheraton New York Hotel & Towers in New York City, September 4 - 6, 2007.

Tracy Krohn, W&T Offshore's Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, is scheduled to present on Thursday, September 6, 2007, at 7:45 a.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 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 and deep shelf region, 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.
    -0-                             08/29/2007
    /CONTACT:  Manuel Mondragon, Vice President of Finance of W&T Offshore,
Inc., +1-713-297-8024, investorrelations@wtoffshore.com; or Ken Dennard,
ksdennard@drg-e.com, or Lisa Elliott, lelliott@drg-e.com, both of DRG&E,
+1-713-529-6600, for W&T Offshore, Inc./
    /Web Site:  http://www.wtoffshore.com /
    (WTI)

CO:  W&T Offshore, Inc.
ST:  Texas, New York
IN:  OIL
SU:  TDS CCA

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