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W&T Offshore to Present at the RBC Capital Markets 2005 North American Energy Conference

HOUSTON, June 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- W&T Offshore, Inc. (NYSE: WTI) announced today that Tracy W. Krohn, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer and W. Reid Lea, Chief Financial Officer, will be participating in RBC Capital Markets' 2005 North American Energy Conference being held at the Westin Copley Place in Boston on June 5 - 7, 2005.

W&T Offshore is scheduled to make a presentation from approximately 4:40 p.m. to 5:05 p.m. Eastern Time on Monday, June 6. A live audio webcast of the presentation and the accompanying slides will be available by visiting the investor relations section of the Company's website at http://www.wtoffshore.com . A replay of this presentation will be archived on the Company's website for 30 days following the presentation.

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 deep water, where it has developed significant technical expertise. W&T has grown through acquisition, exploitation and exploration and now holds working interests in over 100 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, Assistant Treasurer
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.
06/01/2005
CONTACT: Manuel Mondragon, Assistant Treasurer of W&T Offshore, Inc.,
+1-713-297-8024, or investorrelations@wtoffshore.com ; or Ken Dennard,
ksdennard@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)