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W&T Offshore to Present at the RBC Capital Global Energy & Power Conference in New York City and the 2009 Energy Capital Investment Symposium In Houston

HOUSTON, June 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- W&T Offshore, Inc. (NYSE: WTI) announced today that the Company will be presenting at the RBC Capital Global Energy & Power Conference to be held on June 1 & 2 in New York City and the 2009 Energy Capital Investment Symposium to be held on June 3, 2009 in Houston.

Danny Gibbons, W&T Offshore's Chief Financial Officer, is scheduled to make a presentation to the RBC Capital conference on Tuesday June 2nd at 1:45 p.m. Eastern Time. Although a webcast of the RBC Capital conference will not be available, the presentation materials can be accessed from the Investor Relations section of W&T Offshore's website at www.wtoffshore.com. Additionally, Mr. Gibbons will be making the presentation to the 2009 Energy Capital Investment Symposium on June 3rd at 11:50 a.m. Central Time. To view a video webcast of the presentation, visit the Company's website, where it will also be archived for replay.

About W&T Offshore

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 148 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. 06/01/2009 CONTACT: Manuel Mondragon, Vice President of Finance of W&T Offshore +1-713-297-8024, investorrelations@wtoffshore.comor Ken Dennardksdennard@drg-e.com, or Lisa Elliottlelliott@drg-e.com, both of DRG&E +1-713-529-6600, for W&T Offshore /Web Site: http://www.wtoffshore.com (WTI)