W&T Offshore Announces Third Quarter 2012 Earnings Release and Conference Call Schedule

W&T Offshore Announces Third Quarter 2012 Earnings Release and Conference Call
                                   Schedule

PR Newswire

HOUSTON, Oct. 15, 2012

HOUSTON, Oct. 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- W&T Offshore, Inc. (NYSE: WTI)
announced today that it will release its third quarter 2012 financial and
operations results after the market closes on Tuesday, October 30, 2012. In
conjunction with the release, the Company has scheduled a conference call,
which will also be broadcast live over the Internet, on Wednesday, October 31,
2012 at 10:00 a.m. Eastern time (9:00 a.m. Central time).

What:  W&T Offshore Third Quarter 2012 Earnings Conference Call
When:  Wednesday, October 31, 2012 at 10:00 a.m. Eastern time
How:   Live via phone – by dialing 480-629-9645 and asking for the W&T
       Offshore call at least 10 minutes prior to the start time, or
       Live over the Internet – By logging onto the web at the address below
Where: http://www.wtoffshore.com - within the "Presentations" section of the
       "Investor Relations" portion of the Company's website

For those who cannot listen to the live call, a telephonic replay will be
available through November 7, 2012 and may be accessed by calling 303-590-3030
and using the pass code 4568692#. Additionally, an archive of the webcast will
be available shortly after the call in the "Presentations" section within the
"Investor Relations" section of the Company's website.

About W&T Offshore
W&T Offshore, Inc. is an independent oil and natural gas producer focused
primarily in the Gulf of Mexico and Texas. We have grown through
acquisitions, exploration and development and currently hold working interests
in over 70 producing offshore fields in federal and state waters, including
the deepwater. During 2011, we expanded onshore into West Texas and East
Texas where we are actively pursuing exploration and development activities.
A substantial majority of our daily production is derived from wells we
operate offshore. For more information on W&T Offshore, please visit our
website at www.wtoffshore.com.

CONTACT: Mark Brewer                       Danny Gibbons
         Investor Relations                SVP & CFO
         investorrelations@wtoffshore.com investorrelations@wtoffshore.com
         713-297-8024                      713-624-7326



SOURCE W&T Offshore, Inc.

Website: http://www.wtoffshore.com