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

HOUSTON, Oct. 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- W&T Offshore, Inc. (NYSE: WTI) announced today that the Company will be presenting at Natixis Bleichroeder Second Annual Hidden Gems Conference to be held at the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel in New York City on October 13-14, 2008.

Jamie Vazquez, W&T Offshore's President, is scheduled to present on Tuesday, October 14, at 1:30 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 Web site 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 regions, 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 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.