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W&T Offshore to Present at the UBS Leveraged Finance Conference

HOUSTON, May 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- W&T Offshore, Inc. (NYSE: WTI) announced today that the Company will be presenting at the UBS 2007 Leveraged Finance Conference to be held May 8-10 in Las Vegas, NV. Tracy Krohn, W&T Offshore's Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, is scheduled to make a presentation to the attendees at 1:45 p.m. Pacific Time today, Wednesday, May 9, 2007.

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 . In addition, a replay of these presentations will be archived on the Company's website for at least 30 days following the presentations.

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 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.
    -0-                             05/09/2007
    /CONTACT:  Manuel Mondragon, Vice President of Finance 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)

CO:  W&T Offshore, Inc.
ST:  Texas, Nevada
IN:  OIL
SU:  TDS

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