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W&T Offshore To Present at the Raymond James' 30th Annual Institutional Investors Conference

HOUSTON, March 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- W&T Offshore, Inc. (NYSE: WTI) announced today that the Company will be presenting at the Raymond James' 30th Annual Institutional Investors Conference being held on March 9 - 11, 2008 in Orlando, Florida.

Tracy W. Krohn, W&T Offshore's Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, is scheduled to present on Monday, March 9th at 4:00 p.m. Eastern Time. The audio presentation and accompanying slides will be broadcast live over the Internet. The webcast link can be accessed live and for replay by visiting the Company's website at www.wtoffshore.com.

About W&T OffshoreFounded 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 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. 03/05/2009 CONTACT: Manuel Mondragon, Vice President of Finance of W&T Offshore Inc., +1-713-297-8024, investorrelations@wtoffshore.com; or Ken Dennardksdennard@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)