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W&T Offshore to Present at the Natixis Bleichroeder Hidden Gems Conference

HOUSTON, Oct. 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- W&T Offshore, Inc. (NYSE: WTI) announced today that the Company will be presenting at the Natixis Bleichroeder Hidden Gems Conference being held on October 8 & 9, 2007 in New York City.

Tracy Krohn, W&T Offshore's Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, is scheduled to present on Tuesday, October 9, 2007 at 9:00 a.m. Eastern Time. The presentation will be broadcast live over the Internet. 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. 10/04/2007 /CONTACT: Manuel MondragonVice President of Finance of W&T Offshore, Inc.+1-713-297-8024investorrelations@wtoffshore.com or Ken Dennard, ksdennard@drg-e.comor Lisa Elliott, lelliott@drg-e.comboth of DRG&E +1-713-529-6600, for W&T Offshore, Inc. Web site: http://www.wtoffshore.com (WTI)

CO: W&T Offshore, Inc.; Natixis Bleichroeder Hidden Gems Conference ST: Texas, New York IN: OIL FIN SU: TDS CCA