Court Approves W&T Offshore Agreement To Resolve Federal Clean Water Act Investigation

   Court Approves W&T Offshore Agreement To Resolve Federal Clean Water Act
                                Investigation

PR Newswire

HOUSTON, Jan. 3, 2013

HOUSTON, Jan. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- W&T Offshore, Inc. (NYSE: WTI) today
announced that the United States District Court for the Eastern District of
Louisiana accepted the previously announced agreement between the United
States Attorney's Office for the Eastern District of Louisiana and W&T
Offshore, resolving environmental violations related to the Company's Ewing
Banks 910 oil and gas production platform ("EW-910") in the Gulf of Mexico. 

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 approximately 67 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
 
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