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

HOUSTON, Aug. 27 /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 2 - 4, 2008.

Tracy W. Krohn, W&T Offshore's Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, is scheduled to present on Thursday, September 4, 2008, at 3:45 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 deepwater, where it has developed significant technical expertise. W&T has grown through acquisition, exploitation and exploration and now holds working interests in over 155 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

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