HOUSTON, May 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- W&T Offshore, Inc. (NYSE: WTI)
announced that at its annual meeting of shareholders held on Monday, May 4,
2009 in Houston, its shareholders re-elected Tracy W. Krohn, J. F. Freel,
Virginia Boulet, S. James Nelson, Jr. Robert I. Israel and Samir G. Gibara to
serve on the Board of Directors for one-year terms. B. Frank Stanley was
elected to fill a seventh board seat for a one-year term.
Mr. Stanley, age 54, is currently President and Chief Financial Officer of
Retail Concepts, Inc., a privately-held retail chain of 21 stores in 10
states. Prior to joining Retail Concepts, Inc. in 1988, he was Chief
Financial Officer of Southpoint Porsche Audi WGW Ltd. from 1987 to 1988. From
1985 to 1987, he was employed by KPMG Peat Marwick, holding the position of
Manager, Audit in 1987. Prior to KPMG Peat Marwick, he held several senior
financial positions in oil service companies including Chief Financial Officer
of Design Research, Inc and Tiger Oilfield Rental Co., Inc. Mr. Stanley holds
a B.B.A. in Accounting from Texas A&M University and is a certified public
"Frank Stanley's years of financial knowledge and background will help the
company navigate in these uncertain times. Mr. Stanley will serve on both the
Audit and the Compensation Committees," said Mr. Krohn, Chairman and Chief
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.
Manuel Mondragon, Vice President of Finance
Ken Dennard / email@example.com
Lisa Elliott / firstname.lastname@example.org
DRG&E / 713-529-6600
SOURCE W&T Offshore, Inc.
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