HOUSTON, Feb. 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- W&T Offshore, Inc. (NYSE: WTI) announced that the Company's 2012 Annual Meeting of Shareholders will be held at 8 a.m. Central Time on May 8, 2012, at the Houston City Club, One City Club Drive, Houston, Texas 77046. Shareholders of record at the close of business on April 6, 2012 are entitled to receive notice of the meeting and to vote the shares of W&T Offshore common stock they held as of that date. About W&T Offshore W&T Offshore, Inc. 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 we have developed significant technical expertise. We recently diversified our operations by expanding onshore into the Permian Basin and into East Texas. We have grown through acquisitions, exploitation and exploration, hold working interests in approximately 60 producing or capable of producing offshore fields in federal and state waters, and have approximately 173,000 net acres under lease onshore. 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:Janet Yang or Mark BrewerInvestor Relations email@example.com Danny GibbonsSVP & CFO firstname.lastname@example.org SOURCE W&T Offshore, Inc.