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W&T Offshore to Present at the Pritchard Capital Partners 'Energize 2008' Conference

HOUSTON, Jan. 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- W&T Offshore, Inc. (NYSE: WTI) announced today that Tracy W. Krohn, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, will be presenting at the Pritchard Capital Partners "Energize 2008" Conference in San Francisco, California on Thursday, January 10, 2008. A copy of the presentation slides will be available in the Investor Relations section of 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, 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. 01/08/2008 CONTACT: Manuel Mondragon, Vice President of Finance of W&T Offshore Inc.+1-713-297-8024investorrelations@wtoffshore.comor Ken Dennard, ksdennard@drg-e.comor Lisa Elliott, lelliott@drg-e.comboth of DRG&E, +1-713-529-6600for W&T Offshore, Inc. Web site: http://www.wtoffshore.com (WTI)